Demos, Outtakes and Rarities

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Fuzzbubble got wrung through the music industry wringer with its involvement, frustrating stagnation, and eventual release from Bad Boy, and Demos, Outtakes and Rarities is what remained after all the dust settled. The material presented isn't badly recorded in spite of being culled from numerous sessions from 1994 through 1997, with hooks aplenty in homage to all things '70s and sugary (Cheap Trick especially and more poppy Elvis Costello) to modern peers who share in similar emulation (Lenny Kravitz, Enuff Z'nuff, Redd Kross). The first-rate liner notes and enthusiasm make Fuzzbubble seem like a lot more than it ever really was, and the songs show this lack of success wasn't the band's fault.

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