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ReverberationOn their first outing with new vocalist Noel Burke, the Bunnymen sound in Reverberation, hopelessly in thrall to the brand of pale...ReverberationRockOn their first outing with new vocalist Noel Burke, the Bunnymen sound in Reverberation, hopelessly in thrall to the brand of pale...1991-01-11
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Reverberation

Genre: Rock; Producer (group): Sire, Warner Bros.; Status: In Season

On their first outing with new vocalist Noel Burke, the Bunnymen sound in Reverberation, hopelessly in thrall to the brand of pale pseudo-psychedelia they helped popularize during the past decade. Whereas former lead singer Ian McCulloch had a Jim Morrison-like charisma, Burke is nondescript — as are most of the tunes, except for ”Enlighten Me,” where the band’s typically dinky, monotonous sound is bolstered by sitar and Indian percussion. Otherwise, this is a turkey best left to be gobbled up by the band’s relatives, close friends, and diehard fans. C-

Originally posted January 11 1991 — 12:00 AM EST

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