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Hi-Fi-Sci-Fi
Dramarama
Hi-Fi-Sci-Fi
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
 
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Dramarama has always been a hard band to peg. Since starting out in Wayne, New Jersey, in the mid-'80s, the band has synthesized early '70s glam rock influences with enough skill to avoid the retro tag at the same time tha...  more »

      
   
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All Artists: Dramarama
Title: Hi-Fi-Sci-Fi
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 5
Label: Chameleon / Wea
Original Release Date: 1/1/1993
Re-Release Date: 6/15/1993
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
Styles: American Alternative, Oldies & Retro, Power Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 737056148928, 037056148929, 737056148942

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Dramarama has always been a hard band to peg. Since starting out in Wayne, New Jersey, in the mid-'80s, the band has synthesized early '70s glam rock influences with enough skill to avoid the retro tag at the same time that it's managed to avoid sounding current. The group's big-hair metal look and choreographed stage show were too slick to be alternative but the band members were too geeky and obsessive to be mainstream FM rockers. Auteurs Chris Carter and John Easdale must be tired of not belonging, because on Hi-Fi-Sci-Fi, they all too eagerly embrace the played-out grunge movement. The result is jacked-up, tuneless noise, but things are even worse when the group abandons the fuzzy formula to indulge in cocktail-lounge jazz. Only "Late Night Phone Call" recalls the catchy magic of early Dramarama releases such as Cinema Vérité and Box Office Bomb. --Jim DeRogatis

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The best band that didn't make it
Raegan Butcher | Rain City, USA | 12/05/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I think Dramarama is one of the best rock and roll bands ever and it always amazes me that they never became hugely successful. This album is one of their best. John Easedale is a fantastic singer/songwriter and songs such as "Work for Food", "Don't feel Like Doing Drugs" and "Prayer" deserve much wider recognition."
One of the best bands that you never heard of
Matthew Travers | South Fl. USA | 12/18/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Simply put this album (cd) is STELLAR ! A roller coaster of a musical journey . I just wish I could have seen them live in their heyday . BUY THIS CD , you will not be disappointed ."