Released after his debut full-length, Moonstation House Band, the "Nothin' No" single from David Vandervelde displays more of the Marc Bolan-inspired singer's work. An alternate version of "Feet of a Liar," one that's more organic sounding (which makes sense, as Vandervelde utilized the talents of a full band and skipped the vocal processing that dominated the album version), is also included, as are two new songs, the quick instrumental "Dancing Sea Gulls" and "Cute Pretender," which drops the backporch space rock feel that Vandervelde explored on Moonstation House Band and instead ventures into vaguely experimental indie electronica territory. It's an interesting move, and fits with the rest of the artist's general aesthetic, but it's also pretty clear why it didn't end up on the record, and means "Nothin' No" is best for serious Vandervelde fans only.
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AllMusic Review by Marisa Brown