Mike Flaherty
December 22, 1995 AT 05:00 AM EST

Unun Super Shiny Dreams Bellatrix Stranger Tales (Bad Taste) On the heels of compatriot Bjork’s success, these sparkling Icelandic debuts point to a mini-onslaught. Both are female fronted and take high-energy pop as a jumping-off point. From there, Unun stake out more tuneful territory, with off-center love songs that veer into girl-group and ABBA-esque stylings, while Bellatrix dabble in both airy balladry and riot grrrl-ish mayhem. Dreams: A Tales: A-

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