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Pretty in BlackWith Pretty in Black, the heretofore noisy Danish duo does away with the guitar racket, leaving us with what sounds like a collection of...Pretty in BlackWith Pretty in Black, the heretofore noisy Danish duo does away with the guitar racket, leaving us with what sounds like a collection of...2005-04-18
The Raveonettes
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Pretty in Black

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With Pretty in Black, the heretofore noisy Danish duo does away with the guitar racket, leaving us with what sounds like a collection of freshly minted oldies. The pair’s faithful cover of the Angels’ 1963 hit ”My Boyfriend’s Back” sets the tone, and moody originals like ”Sleepwalking” recapture that early-’60s girl-group vibe nicely. Former Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker and ex-Ronette Ronnie Spector are among the guests. Which reminds us: Need a mnemonic to remind you what this album is like? Just take the ave out of Raveonettes.

Originally posted April 18 2005 — 12:00 AM EDT

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