Ethan Smith
May 09, 1997 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Starjob

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
genre
Rock

We gave it an A

This scathing six-song rock operetta, Starjob, from The Frogs uses a Kurt Cobainesque main character (Lord Grunge/Starboy) as a punching bag with which to parody early-’90s Seattle rock and its surrounding hoopla. Lyrics like ”Put this heroin in your arm/ You’re on your way” won’t win this fraternal Wisconsin duo any sensitivity points, but they’re the perfect antidote to last year’s deluge of treacly, opportunistic Cobain tribute songs. A

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