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Not Your Kind of People

Not Your Kind Of PeopleGarbage's 1998 album Version 2.0 was so far ahead of its time that its vision of the future — wherein sexy pop robots are built from the...Not Your Kind Of PeopleRockGarbage's 1998 album Version 2.0 was so far ahead of its time that its vision of the future — wherein sexy pop robots are built from the...2012-05-11
GARBAGE RETURNS After a seven-year hiatus, the rock band can't seem to deliver the same thrills from albums before

GARBAGE RETURNS After a seven-year hiatus, the rock band can't seem to deliver the same thrills from albums before (Autumn DeWilde)

B

Not Your Kind Of People

Genre: Rock; Music Label: Stunvolume

Garbage’s 1998 album Version 2.0 was so far ahead of its time that its vision of the future — wherein sexy pop robots are built from the grimiest gizmos in the rocktronica junkyard — still has yet to arrive. In the seven years since the band last put out an album, somebody must have recalibrated their flux capacitor; singer Shirley Manson’s sultry bluster on late-’80s industrial chugger ”Man on a Wire” is electric, and Not Your Kind of People’s title track deftly threads blues licks through a ’60s psychedelic needle. But too often the tomorrow-is-now thrills are missing here. B

Best Tracks:
Noirish, fuzzy single Blood For Poppies
Throbbing Man on a Wire

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