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Lay Down the Law

”It remains to be seen/If you’ve got what it takes to be queen,” singer Matt Bishop announces in Lay Down the Law‘s opening song, ”Drama Queen,” ordering the aspiring lady to ”get your ass through my door.” We’ve seen this arrogance before, but Switches justify their cockiness with talent, excelling in the feisty hooks and high-pitched oo-oo-oos that hark back to the glam era at its best. If you’ve hoped for a missing link between T. Rex and the Killers (and hoped the balance would tilt toward the former), swaggering salvation is at hand. A-
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Lay Down the Law
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