"Girls" could have been a hit, but Lefty was about five years too late. Debuting just after the last tremors of the mid-'90s punk-pop resurrection that might have made them stars, 4-3-2-1 quickly disappeared, although the Foo Fighters and others continued to have success with variations of the same style. That doesn't take away any of the record's appeal, however, as Lefty's songs are made with timeless ingredients: rowdy three-minute spurts varnished with angst-ridden wails and great harmonies. A strong major label debut -- one that sadly went unnoticed.
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AllMusic Review by Jim Smith