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Music Reviews

Screaming Females - Castle Talk
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Castle Talk
Don Giovanni
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
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The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
The Null Corporation
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
Halcyon Digest
No Age - Everything in Between
»No Age
Everything in Between
Sub Pop
Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
The Walkmen - Lisbon
»The Walkmen
Fat Possum
Get Up Kids
Vagrant Records

Rating: NR/10 ?

October 1, 2004
There's nothing new on this album. That's a given. If you like the Get Up Kids and don't mind that given fact, you'll probably like the album. A major plus, in my book, is that Eudora is damn nice to look at. There's something about albums that look good. They just get you excited. Even though I already knew every one of the songs on the album, I wanted to listen to Eudora as soon as I got it, and that's pretty impressive in my book, especially since I'm neither a big fan of albums featuring only pre-released material, nor a big fan of the Get Up Kids.

I have to admit, however, Eudora is kind of a guilty pleasure for me. I liked some GUKs albums, but I hated others, Something to Write Home About, for instance. There are some good songs on Eudora, a seventeen track compilation, and I guess the number you like would probably be proportional to how much you like the Get Up Kids. I guess I liked a little over half of the album in that guilty pleasure sort of way, but it might be useful to realize it's the Holidays and I'm less pessimistic about most releases as a whole.

Reviewed by Jeanette Samyn
A contributing writer for LAS and a former music director WBAR at Barnard College.

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