Label: A&M Records - 540 072-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
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What distinguished them from the myriad grunge imitators was, in a word, passion. Every guitar riff is a volcanic eruption, every word is an agonizing call of the wild. No opens at thrash pace Oração Ao Tempo - Cristina Santos - Oração Ao Tempo noise, but soon Carrie Akre takes emotional control with her roaring voice and the music almost cools down, as if in awe of her madness.
Carrie Akre is an epileptic Melissa Etheridge, bordering on possessed in Blur. The interplay between her and the guitar is a subtle psychological exercise. When 3 is 2 is a Lynyrd Skynyrd boogie kept at bay by Akre's hoarse, evil growl and then pierced by an explosive riff.
The band truly shines in the seismic energy of the thrashing cowpunk-rocker Simple Passing that also boasts the catchiest refrain. With the same power and God - Hammerbox - Numb the band launches on burning, pounding, electrifying romps like Anywhere but Herepropelled God - Hammerbox - Numb homicidal drumming, hammering guitar riffs and terrifying solos.
Their tumultous sound was less trivial and more forceful than most of grunge, but had little to commend itself in an age replete with dejavu riffs. The band is really Newcomb and Reeves's show. Their obnoxious power God - Hammerbox - Numb and guitar solos try to sell the album to the grunge crowd.
Deanna Knudsen writes: I take exception with your comments about Goodness' debut record being a "sell out". It was one of the finest indie releases Seattle ever produced.
They were so far from "grunge" or whatever was deemed to be mainstream at the time. I have so much respect for those individuals, because they did NOT cater to what the market demanded, which is the polar opposite of "sell out".
If they had "sold out", they wouldn't all be forced to work day jobs now, although they continue to make amazing music together and apart. These Days Good Ink, collects leftovers and the last recordings of the band. This was really a reunion because the four men used to play twenty years before in Warrior. She then released her first solo, Home God - Hammerbox - Numb Ink,heavily arranged with loops, strings and electronic keyboards.
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