Penthouse Throughout his career, the frontman of Luna, Dean Wareham, has traded on a distinctly postpunk version of psychedelia — stately, vaguely Eastern sounding, and repetitious… Penthouse Throughout his career, the frontman of Luna, Dean Wareham, has traded on a distinctly postpunk version of psychedelia — stately, vaguely Eastern sounding, and repetitious… 1995-08-08 Luna Rock
Music Review

Penthouse (1995)

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Aug 08, 1995; Lead Performance: Luna; Genre: Rock

Throughout his career, the frontman of Luna, Dean Wareham, has traded on a distinctly postpunk version of psychedelia — stately, vaguely Eastern sounding, and repetitious — heavily influenced by the Velvet Underground. He's nailed that sound down but seems unable to write memorable, emotionally resonant tunes. Penthouse continues the finely wrought tedium. C-

Originally posted Aug 11, 1995 Published in issue #287 Aug 11, 1995 Order article reprints
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