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Hips and Makers Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her...Hips and MakersRock Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her...1994-02-04
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Hips and Makers

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Kristin Hersh; Producer (group): Reprise Records, Sire; Status: In Season

Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her first solo album, Hips and Makers, only ”Your Ghost” (with guest vocalist Michael Stipe) creates a potent sonic addiction. The rest of this artfully packaged but disappointing album features vapid lyrics and watery acoustic compositions. B-

Originally posted February 4 1994 — 12:00 AM EST

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