December 02, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST
We gave it a C

Yet another grassroots ensemble profiting from moldy ’90s album-rock radio tastes, Big Head Todd & The Monsters manages a brisk bluegrass bounce in ”Greyhound.” Everywhere else, though, Strategem‘s sodden guitars and lazy drawls seem content to sit back and pretend that a stodgy lack of humor is the same thing as blues integrity. C

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