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  • Feel Lucky Punk [Mercury, 1995] C+

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Feel Lucky Punk [Mercury, 1995]
Ever since Green Day had the gall to go multiplatinum, purists and fools have whined themselves hoarse about safe punk. Only who's stupid enough to try and make money that way? Besides Mercury Records, I mean. Oh, I know--it's Gang Green, who enjoyed a long subsistence career as beer-swilling Beantown skateboarders before they uncovered that elusive note of sincerity in bemohawked young Mike Stone. As if by magic, singer-guitarist Chris Doherty became guitarist-grey eminence Chris Doherty, L.A. producer Roy Z. acquired five cocomposing credits, and Stone was yelling about something called "the Radiation Generation." C+