Guitarist-producer Francis Dylan is simply a riff-and-solo machine. The band touches up "Cold Cold Heart" -- a nominee for the Scene Music Awards' song of the year -- slathering the escalating guitar run in feedback. In the seven-minute "Sugar Show," singer Chad VanGils musters a cock-rock swagger that'll make women twice his age swoon. After the hopped-up blues shuffle and southern-fried boogie of "I Got a Feeling," the disc closes with your recommended weekly allowance of cowbell in "Song for Mia" and "Make Me Die."
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