Messin' with the Boys

Cherie & Marie Currie

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Messin' with the Boys Review

by Gina Boldman

Turn on your Heart lite. These twin sisters had plenty of help on Messin' with the Boys -- not only did Toto members Steve Lukather, Bobby Kimball, Mike Pocaro, and David Paich provide backup, but Mike Baird and Bill Champlain helped out as well. Cherie Currie was a member of grrrl group the Runaways (although Marie was recruited originally), and Messin' with the Boys has a forgettable "Cherry Bomb" remake, along with fairly decent covers from the Raspberries ("Overnight Sensation"), Free ("Wishing Well), Batdorf & Rodney ("All I Want"), and Russ Ballard ("Since You've Been Gone"). The girls take turns sounding bored or tough, and overproduction mars what was just a passable album to begin with.

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