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Rosie Jack World
Blake Babies
Rosie Jack World
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Blake Babies
Title: Rosie Jack World
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Hollywood Records
Original Release Date: 1/1/1991
Re-Release Date: 6/5/2001
Album Type: EP
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Style: Indie & Lo-Fi
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 035498002526, 035498002540

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The first goodbye for the Blake Babies.
Michael Stack | North Chelmsford, MA USA | 12/08/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The last recording made by the Blake Babies (befor their reunion in 2001), "Rosy Jack World" is a fine farewell, showing off the best of what the Blake Babies had to offer while pointed to where their lead singer Juliana Hatfield would end up.

The five tracks-- three originals and two covers, are among the best the band ever did-- "Temptation Eyes", "Downtown" and "Severed Lips" stick with the traditional sounds of the band-- all three are exciting jangle pop (particularly "Temptation Eyes" which is downright superb) and "Downtown" is a vocal feature for John Strohm, whose enthusiasm and heartfelt delivery is clearly audible.

The last two tracks show where Hatfield would end up-- "Take Me" is kind of so-so alternative, but sounds more like it would fit in on Hatfield's "Become What You Are" then here, "Nirvana" is presented as an acoustic-guitar-and-vocal demo by Hatfield, an exciting and emotional piece that she would re-record on her debug album.

Bottom line, it's a nice little EP, well worth acquiring. Highly recommended."