Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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The Honest Cartwrights

  • The Honest Cartwrights [Honest Cartwrights EP, 1983] B+

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The Honest Cartwrights [Honest Cartwrights EP, 1983]
As craft enjoys its inevitable comeback, here are four guys who don't make it sound like a strain--over-thirties, I'll bet, big Steely Feat fans, only fresher because they've got something to prove, to themselves if no one else. And if you think alcoholism, masturbation, and nuclear war sound punky, tell me what punk band would cap their bomb song with a mournful "There goes my career"? B+