Boston's best-kept secret
M. Bromberg | Atlanta, GA United States | 03/03/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"You've never heard the Titanics, have you? That's probably because blistering three-chord songs with titles like "Man's Inhumanity to Man" and "Drag You Down To My Level" weren't likely to be big the year Pearl Jam hit, and even college kids who've since learned to embrace the Ramones' blitzkrieg bop still can't wrap their minds around something like "Sitting on the Right Side of Satan." Oh well, it's their loss. The Titanics are funny, loud, and too withering in their irony NOT to follow a song called "I'm Going Out of My Way To Be Nice To You" with one called "You're Just Not Good Enough." Undaunted by the public's complete lack of indifference to this little gem, members of the Titanics joined some ex-Lyres and resurfaced as the Upper Crust. And surely, my good sir, you've heard of those masters of rocque and roll?"