The Undertones – “Hypnotised” (1980)

June 20, 2011 at 1:40 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

Taken from the October 1980 issue of Hit Parader, a review of The Undertones’ second and best album. Review written by James Spina…

Sometimes I really think there should be a law requiring bands to do at least one cover song per album. It always gives you such a good idea of where they are coming from and just how original their sound is. “Under the Boardwalk” does just that for The Undertones. This boardwalk is not that far down the beach in Rockaway just one blanket away from The Ramones. The Undertones are trulyEngland’s answer to The Ramones. They work at the same speed. Their songs have the same gobs of fun and one of them even looks a bit like Dee Dee. It seems like only last month I was reviewing “Jimmy Jimmy” from their first great album and already The Undertones are progressing beyond that with “My Read the rest of this entry »

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