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Born Again Floozies — Novelties, Addenda & Ephemera
((Not on label) no#, 2006, CD)

by Cesar Montesano, Published 2007-03-01

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Clever britches with tap steps to replace the skittering of a drum kit flittering. High-spirited hijinx abound throughout. A sideshow demeanor springs forth for busting chuckles to as bobbling neck sways carry your can't stop bopping facade full of smiles and lickety lips. Woozy platters of good times shower fun, fun, fun all over one-size-fits-all stockings. Deft and miraculously inventive, this early release will be over before you know it and the repeat button will become synonymous with thumbs across the land. Here, behind the pages of Exposé, we eagerly await their complete album offering with hungry jowls. Not that they sound like them, but the Born Again Floozies hop onto the scene with a raucous energy reminiscent of the giant that was Sublime. Fresh and inviting, this outfit basks in baubles billowing soon. A veritable parade of swoon to make even the darkest night feel like a sunny afternoon. Band name and title aptly predispose us to expect something exquisitely exotic in this generally flapper-less day and age. For branding uniqueness, they are juggernaut. Any venue worth its salt could easily round out their bill with them. Squirrel Nut Zippers they are not, but they better watch where they hang their pants anyway. It is not often that a band has actual crossover appeal such as this. Firmly embracing the roots of Americana's ancestors and stirring up the ghosts of tricky gypsy ghosts is a mean feat. Live it up, check this out. Yeah, do that.


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