Volume two of Madacy's Fun With Sound Effects series gets off to a nice start with the clicking sprockets and eventual thrill-ride scream of "Roller Coaster." "Car Chase" suffers from a bad recording; it could've been taped off a late-night rerun of Mannix. But the explosions and roaring engines of "Jet Bombers" are much better, and "Battle -- Sword, Axes, Horses" returns to the clatter of the Fun With Sound Effects, Vol. 1 standout "Medieval Battle." Volume two continues, offering the usual sound effects album mix of people laughing and crying, horses galloping, animal noises, construction sounds, and hissing blizzard wind. Other standouts include "Girl in Shower Sequence" (running water and pleasant humming), "Whiplashes From Bullwhip," "Arcade Game [Burp-Gun]," and "Convention Crowd," which comes complete with ecstatic crowds, a pep band, chanting, and noisemakers.
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