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American Thighs
Veruca Salt
American Thighs
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
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All Artists: Veruca Salt
Title: American Thighs
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 10
Label: Geffen Records
Original Release Date: 11/8/1994
Re-Release Date: 10/25/1994
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 720642473221

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Like getting high
R. Berga | Up in the Skyway | 07/03/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"There was a stretch of time in the mid 1990s that women were making ballsier, and therefore better, rock than their male counterparts, and this was one of the best examples of that phenomenon.
While bands like Gin Blossoms, Better Than Ezra, and eventually every band with a number in its name were making good pop, it was acts like VS, Belly, Throwing Muses, The Breeders and others that were making the most noteworthy contributions to the rock lexicon.
'American Thighs' made me feel like I'd just gotten high even while stone cold sober. Its atmospheric production and at times otherworldly lyrical content was enough to blow me away.
Of course "Seether" is the tune that most remember, if they remember at all. But Louise Post's howl at the beginning of "All Hail Me" is enough to make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end, and the remainder of the song doesn't disappoint the announcement of its beginning.
"Victrola" is one of the best short, straight forward rock songs in a long time, and that's fitting seeing how it's simply an ode to a record player.
"Spiderman 76" was always the one that just set me over the edge in terms of the ethereal stuff. The mention of Ritz in a can made me remember being a little kid in the 70s like few things ever have brought back that feeling.
This is a great record, and though the pop ambitions of Nina Gordon ultimately led to Post's rather odd personality taking over what left of the group after Gordon's departure, it's a must-have album for anyone trying to put together a collection of the best releases of the 90s."
Great Album!
Mena Reid | USA | 03/24/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It is really a shame the orginal memebers of this group parted ways. They sure made some rockin' music."