By Steven Mirkin
Updated May 17, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Pleasure Club

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  • Music

Imagine the Red Hot Chili Peppers reading Flannery O’Connor, and you’ve got James Hall. This is Southern Gothic music at its most extreme: torpid, overgrown, and funky. Although he occasionally loses his focus, Hall, a passionate, almost scarily intense performer, blends elements from Sly Stone, the Isley Brothers, and the Gun Club into Pleasure Club, a potent stew. B+

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Pleasure Club

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