After "Hell" made Squirrel Nut Zippers' second album, Hot, into a platinum success, the group rush-released the limited-edition Sold Out EP. Comprised of live cuts, outtakes, and rarities, the EP is a boon to dedicated fans, especially because of "Pallin' With Al," a duet with Fats Waller's pianist. Tracks like that prove that the Squirrel Nut Zippers aren't simply kitschy -- they actually have affection for the music.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine