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08 February 2004
Third Grade Teacher, Third Grade Teacher (Pinch Hit)
An excellent album that mixes a good amount of tongue in cheek fun with sincere rocking tunes. "So Long" sounds like The Breeders at their popping best, while "Feel Like Me" bounces around in a long lost alternative groove that is well worth revisiting. On the other hand, there's the druggy fun of "Roll It Up", the weird "Soul Machine/The Launch" and the wild and raging "Dusty O'Merryweather" that's guaranteed to peel back all the layers of paint in your house. All in all an eclectic and wild sort of album that's a hell of a lot of fun and well worth owning.
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