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Bright Yellow Bright Orange On 2000's ''The Friends of Rachel Worth,'' fey-pop masterminds Robert Forster and Grant McLennan reconvened the Go-Betweens -- one of the 1980s' great...Bright Yellow Bright Orange On 2000's ''The Friends of Rachel Worth,'' fey-pop masterminds Robert Forster and Grant McLennan reconvened the Go-Betweens -- one of the 1980s' great...2003-02-21
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Bright Yellow Bright Orange

Producer (group): Jet Set; Status: In Season

On 2000’s ”The Friends of Rachel Worth,” fey-pop masterminds Robert Forster and Grant McLennan reconvened the Go-Betweens – one of the 1980s’ great footnotes – for an album rivaling their best. Here, they’ve done it again. Smart, sitting-room songcraft barbed with bright guitars and marked by a familiar mix of wistful diary keepers, melancholy stage strutters, and fortune-tellers in denial, the CD will probably encourage a flood of middling band reunions. But it’s worth it.

Originally posted February 21 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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