Wolf Colonel : Wolf Colonel EP
chock-full of rheumy bespoke wisdom, blistering new wave tunes with great titles like [B]'The Penguin Entropy Retractor'[/B]
Beatles first being globally successful and then effectively deciding to pack it in after Candlestick Park in '66. Likewise, Nirvana's fitful post-'Nevermind' existence gave rise to scores of hapless IBs, some of whom weren't even as good as Stone Temple Pilots. The ultimate Interim Band of the moment is Shed 7, for obvious reasons of versatility and a complete absence of shame.
To all intents and purposes, Portland, Oregon's Wolf Colonel are Guided By Voices. GBV have a new album recorded and awaiting release. In the interim, Wolf Colonel's debut
features eight songs, none longer than two minutes and some substantially less than one, and each chock-full of rheumy bespoke wisdom, blistering new wave tunes with great titles like 'The Penguin Entropy Retractor', and defiantly basic production values. In fact, it's the meaning of life on two sides of
black plastic. Wolf Colonel and Guided By Voices: trust me, the world is big enough for both.
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