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Rock 'n' Roll Call: Dry The River - Shallow Bed

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Shallow Bed

The new Dry The River is a keeper - the album is "Shallow Bed" and it's on Elvis' old label, RCA. The ethereal vocals of Peter Liddle will get your attention and even maybe get you lucky should you play this one down low after making it home hopeful, not alone after drinking to the point where you're on the verge of becoming a sanitation problem. Anyway, this is sort of Mumford & Sons lite with happening three part harmonies but it's all a bit serious and stuffy. If I was still grading philosophy papers at VC, the cliche of choice for this band would be "on the right track."

Rock 'n' Roll Call: Pink - The Truth About Love

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The Truth About Love

The latest from Pink is "The Truth About Love" and it's on RCA Records. Her booming voice commands every song - most are relentlessly upbeat as she flutters between snarky, bitchy, bouncy and funny. That most famous example of lazy red since the black-billed, long necked bird and Homer Simpson's car, Pink is a Grammy winner, and a world famous rock star and judging by this one - her sixth - she's on top of her game. The cool bluesy riff from the potent, "How Come You're Not Here," is dedicated to the herds of male groupies who would be more than happy to drink swamp water and sleep in a hollow log just to hear her whisper, "Beat it sucker." On "Slut Like You," Pink admits that even rock goddesses don't always get lucky as she wakes up hung over and alone - we suspect that's an aberration because despite the GOP's narrow dastardly view of the world, women decide. Pink's great.

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Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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