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City Beach Urban grit meets tropical heat on City Beach, the winsome but wispy solo debut from Luscious Jackson vet Jill Cunniff. On slacker...City BeachPop Urban grit meets tropical heat on City Beach, the winsome but wispy solo debut from Luscious Jackson vet Jill Cunniff. On slacker...2007-02-16
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City Beach

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Jill Cunniff; Producer (group): The Militia Group

Urban grit meets tropical heat on City Beach, the winsome but wispy solo debut from Luscious Jackson vet Jill Cunniff. On slacker paeans like ”Lazy Girls,” Brazilian-tinged techno draws a soothing aural bath; Wurlitzer and jittery percussion punch up the brassy ”Happy Warriors.” Sadly, her lyrics slide into threadbare banalities (e.g., ”In this electric Babylon/We gotta gotta carry on”). In ”Happy Warriors” Cunniff asks listeners to ”come out of your sugar haze” — an apt echo of the tart smarts that made LJ a pop delight.

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