Holly Vincent, once of Holly & the Italians, returned to front the quartet the Oblivious with their 1993 release America. The collection of songs, all penned by Vincent, were also produced by her; she also added guitars and percussion. The result is an album's worth of tuneful power pop with melodies and hooks that require surgery to remove them from the brain after a single listen. "Crush" kicks things off with a frenetic guitar line and things never falter after that. The standout is "D.S.F.," a hard-charging track with an insistent chorus where Vincent asserts "I want you." Indigo Girl, and Daemon Records owner, Amy Ray makes an appearance on the moody, midtempo "Sleep."
AllMusic Review by Tom Demalon