Typical for a college rock outfit from the '80s, 54-40 played smart, snappy music with just enough angst so as to catch your attention. They had solid production, good hooks, just about everything it takes to make it. So, why didn't they? This album is great, including "I Go Blind," which Hootie & the Blowfish have covered, although 54-40's version is better. An impressive debut and one of the band's finest moments.
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AllMusic Review by James Chrispell