Album Review: 'American Hi-Fi'
They sound like a rock band. In fact, this quartet, led by former Letters to Cleo and Veruca Salt drummer Stacy Jones, sounds like a lot of rock bands, mainly due to the most unabashed fetishizing of the power chord since Weezer’s season in the sun. But power chords, when repeated endlessly, aren’t that powerful. Blame Bob Rock’s unimaginative production, but responsibility for the ”I’m bored, you hate me, let’s party” level of lyrical perspicacity rests on Jones’ shoulders. C