An early post-Crowsdell single from Wright, before she found her legs with a slew of aggressive and stunning solo albums. "Tin Crown for the Social Bash" is a demure, poppy number featuring acoustic guitar and banjo, and showcases Wright's flat-out beautiful voice -- without a trace of any of her trademark obfuscatory, bloodcurdling, and occasionally bizarre vocal idiosyncrasies. The song is very pretty, but the fire and brimstone of her LPs is much more exciting and addictive. The B-side finds Wright shyly feeling her way around a version of Flightsafety's "You're the Cup."
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AllMusic Review by Bryan Carroll