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Lucy, What You Trying to Say?

(Pop; US: 11 Sep 2006)

Two songs here, nothing more and nothing less from this Glasgow pop/art/rock band which starts off with the title track. It’s a rather lo-fi pop number that sounds like a leaner, mainstream Dogs Die in Hot Cars without the art or angular accents. It’s at best a decent song but doesn’t really grab or get one’s goad. From there, the closing “In Her Day” is actually a remix, but has a bit more edge than the first track. It’s extremely difficult to get a handle on a band with only two numbers offered, but they are nonetheless decent tunes.

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Originally from Cape Breton, MacNeil is currently writing for the Toronto Sun as well as other publications, including All Music Guide, Billboard.com, NME.com, Country Standard Time, Skope Magazine, Chart Magazine, Glide, Ft. Myers Magazine and Celtic Heritage. A graduate of the University of King's College, MacNeil currently resides in Toronto. He has interviewed hundreds of acts ranging from Metallica and AC/DC to Daniel Lanois and Smokey Robinson. MacNeil (modestly referred to as King J to friends), a diehard Philadelphia Flyers fan, has seen the Rolling Stones in a club setting, thereby knowing he will rest in peace at some point down the road. Oh, and he writes for PopMatters.com.


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