Liquid Skin Gomez have been tagged as a U.K. roots-rock outfit, but one listen to their sophomore CD shows they're twisting those roots into strange and marvelous… Liquid Skin Gomez have been tagged as a U.K. roots-rock outfit, but one listen to their sophomore CD shows they're twisting those roots into strange and marvelous… Gomez
Music Review

Liquid Skin (Virgin) (1999)

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Gomez have been tagged as a U.K. roots-rock outfit, but one listen to their sophomore CD shows they're twisting those roots into strange and marvelous shapes: Imagine The Band reincarnated as a quintet of fey, post-grunge Limey whelps. Simultaneously trippy and earthy, songs like ''Revolutionary Kind'' are shot through with a timeless, folksy impressionism. Better yet, all this tough-and-tender beauty comes complete with melodies and hooks. A

Originally posted Sep 24, 1999 Published in issue #504 Sep 24, 1999 Order article reprints
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