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Re: This is risky, but something had to be said...

If you feel this way, then why the hell are you on SLOAN-net?

On Wed, 12 Jun 1996, geneyus wrote:

> Hello,
> This list is sure to be inandated with "love letter" reviews of the new
> disc, and I can't help but think I'm slitting my wrists again, but I cannot
> believe people are praising the new Sloan.  No I haven't heard the whole
> album yet, but if the two singles I've heard are any
> indication...well...y'know.  The "horn" song (sorry, didn't catch the title)
> is something straight out of the Peter Cetera/Chicago handbook.  It sounds
> as though they were trying to go for a "Got to Get you Into my Life"-type
> thing but fell short.  I was never a really big fan of Twice Removed, though
> I thought if they had to change their Smeared-era sound, they did a good
> job.  I was surprised when "Coax Me" came out as I had no idea what to
> expect.  That song took well to the stylistic change, but the new single
> seems like they just went a bit too far.
> I'm still going to pick the album up today, but I'm really afraid.  Is it
> going to be a creeper or am I just going to end up using it as a coaster?
> As it stands I'm still waiting for Twice Removed to kick in.
> Coax Me...Geneyus.