November 19, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST

God Shuffled His Feet

Current Status
In Season
We gave it a B-

A band name like this inspires musical visions of off-the-wall punk or, at the very least, retroparty animalism. But no. God Shuffled His Feet, this second U.S. release from five Winnipeg, Canada, natives instead sports a winsome, often pastoral, folk pop that’s oddly juxtaposed with singer Brad Roberts’ lugubrious baritone vocals. All in all, though, Dummies may prove to be too darn nice for American audiences and their band’s own name. B-

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