Garbage You expect great guitar and drum sounds from producer Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins); the surprise is that the songs on this stunning self-titled debut… Garbage You expect great guitar and drum sounds from producer Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins); the surprise is that the songs on this stunning self-titled debut… 1995-08-15 Garbage Rock
Music Review

Garbage (1995)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Aug 15, 1995; Lead Performance: Garbage; Genre: Rock

You expect great guitar and drum sounds from producer Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins); the surprise is that the songs on this stunning self-titled debut album, Garbage, are just as good. With their menacing sexuality, sonic playfulness, inventive guitar treatments, and cool vocals by Shirley Manson, Garbage comes off like a punkier, less cerebral Golden Palominos. A

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