Panic On These New Yorkers traffic in the sort of retrofitted pop that bands like the Sundays and the Primitives failed to make exciting. But they beat… Panic On These New Yorkers traffic in the sort of retrofitted pop that bands like the Sundays and the Primitives failed to make exciting. But they beat… Madder Rose Rock
Music Review

Panic On

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Madder Rose; Genre: Rock

These New Yorkers traffic in the sort of retrofitted pop that bands like the Sundays and the Primitives failed to make exciting. But they beat the pants off those Brits in the songwriting department. Post-Dinosaur Jr guitars provide the requisite sonic grit, while non-grunge instruments (violin, organ, vibes) add a refreshing dimension to Panic On. Singer Mary Lorson's gorgeously plaintive voice is the icing on a very tasty cake. A-

Originally posted Mar 25, 1994 Published in issue #215 Mar 25, 1994 Order article reprints