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The Finest Fine Young Cannibal's career was so short (only two albums) that this seems almost pointless. But The Finest is a well-selected survey...The FinestPop, Reissues Fine Young Cannibal's career was so short (only two albums) that this seems almost pointless. But The Finest is a well-selected survey...1996-12-20
B+

The Finest

Genre: Pop, Reissues; Producer (group): MCA

Fine Young Cannibal’s career was so short (only two albums) that this seems almost pointless. But The Finest is a well-selected survey that encompasses the hits (”Johnny Come Home,” ”She Drives Me Crazy”) and covers (Elvis’ ”Suspicious Minds”). Their sound — post-punk’s nervous rhythms combined with soulful arrangements and melodies — has held up well; three new songs neither augment nor diminish the band’s brief yet impressive legacy. B+

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