September 11, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT
We gave it a C-

Dishwalla continue their derivative streak on And You Think You Know What Life’s About. A song like ”Stay Awake” can’t decide if it’s ripping off Garbage or Nine Inch Nails, and singer J.R. Richards pops a Bono throughout. When they pull out the cheesy Top 40 stops, however, like on the ballad ”Until I Wake Up,” they come off like a modern-rock Journey — a guilty pleasure, but a pleasure nonetheless. C-

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