The Polecats

Make a Circuit with Me

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Make a Circuit with Me is a hot little EP from the '80s rockabilly revival. Side one consists of three great originals highlighted by the title cut and "Juvenile Delinquents from a Planet Near Mars." A cover of "Jeepster" (produced by Tony Visconti) that actually charted in the U.K. kicks off side two, followed by "Rockabilly Guy," another original. It's solid rockabilly-by-the-numbers with a nice Boz Boorer guitar solo. Less by-the-numbers is the odd and hilarious "Rockabilly Dub," produced not by Lee Perry but by Dave Edmunds (who produced most of this EP). It closes with a cover of "John, I'm Only Dancing," a bit of an odd choice but they make it work.

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