New York's Fur take the traditional '76 N.Y.C. punk approach, marrying Holly Ramos' Debbie Harry-ish voice and Blondie-like tunes with a harsher, Dead Boys-meets-Road to Ruin Ramones guitar wall and kicking drums. See the heavy crunch of songs such as "Brazil" and "They Say" (with its opening riff reminiscent of Black Flag's 1978 debut single "Nervous Breakdown") for all you need to know about Ramos' infectious attitude on this fun record. But why is it an import?
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AllMusic Review by Jack Rabid