3Ds

Fish Tales/Swarthy Songs for Swabs

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The 3Ds' belated American debut was actually even more of a bonus for stateside fans, combining the band's first two EPs with two unreleased songs recorded on four-track and featuring Rachel King on bass (both of these songs would later be rerecorded for the band's full-length debut album, Hellzapoppin). "Hairs" is a fun little thrash-along in established 3Ds style, while "One Eye Opened" is a touch calmer and has a neat echoing main vocal to recommend it. Neither song is terribly unique, but each makes a fun adjunct to a fine compilation for those lacking the original releases.

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