By Mike Flaherty
February 17, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST

Cupid's Revenge: The World's Most Romantic Punk Songs

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VARIOUS ARTISTS Cupid’s Revenge: The World’s Most Romantic Punk Songs (Continuum) This cheekily titled grab bag (Black Flag, Iggy and the Stooges, Circle Jerks), timed for Valentine’s Day, showcases punk’s dichotomous take on amour, veering wildly between sneering dyspepsia and wistful pop homage. While omitting Tuff Darts’ ”(Your Love Is Like) Nuclear Waste” is unforgivable, the inclusion of hard-to-find gems like the Dictators’ preposterous take on Sonny & Cher’s ”I Got You Babe” elevates this beyond a one-joke conversation piece. B

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