Second release from this Philly-based, garage, psychedelic, new-wave, whatsamacallit run amok like a rabid Scooby Doo through haunted woods, vertiginous galaxies and cavernous depths. By halftime they’ve administered a master shot of adrenaline that an elephant dart of Diazepam couldn’t combat.On occasion they slip: occasionally you’ll accuse vocalist Lil of openly mimicking either EP-era Karen O (sans Neanderthal sex), or, during Scary Circus, the faux-innocence of Stefani. But, ultimately, the flaws add to the charm, the uncertainty as to whether everyone is in the same race barely affording the listener time to breathe. If you liked the first one – see archives – you’ll like this one better.
1. Super Sex Hero 2. Extra Strength Dog Polish 3. Out 4. Mouse Parade 5. Spanish Spy 6. Sea Hunt 7. Scary Circus 8. Kiss Ass Bar Mitzvah 9. I Heart Jupiter 10. Erosion 11. Desert 2000 12. Out pt. 2 13. Mr. Gravity
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