Philly punks Nothing are back from the brink with a new record that draws on some really, really bad times.
TLC : Unpretty
A gentle strum-rap wrapped around a scathing lyric about destructive ideals of female beauty, it initially feels like a rad-fem razor blade concealed in candy.
A gentle strum-rap wrapped around a scathing
lyric about destructive ideals of female beauty, it initially feels like a rad-fem razor blade concealed in candy. Sadly, the ultimate message seems to be that laydeez should be pretty on the inside as well as the outside D so that's two sets of tyrannical standards instead of just one. Cheers.
And whining about skin-deep attraction
when you look like these ultra-manicured Atlanta cuties is a bit rich too, surely? Go read Naomi Wolf's The Beauty
and get back to us. Meanwhile, we'll be listening to the much more swoonsomely futuristic smooch-soul sirens Destiny's Child.
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