By Wook Kim
July 18, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT

Tragic Magic

B-
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  • Music

It might be possible to forgive NYC band Madder Rose for abandoning their formidable bubble-grunge sound to test the more commercially inviting waters of electronica. But their new album, Tragic Magic, is frustratingly half-baked and suffers from near-funereal pacing. Fortunately, Mary Lorson’s lighter-than-air vocals counter even the most sedative of tracks. B-

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