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Spot 1019

  • Spot 1019 [Pitch-a-Tent, 1987] B

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Spot 1019 [Pitch-a-Tent, 1987]
Some Camper Van fans will suck up the only other band on their heroes' indie vanity label, but the true faithful won't believe. All together now, children, in your best Valley-boy-turned-surf-punk accents: "They're just an imi-tay-shun." Actually, without the (tongue-in-cheek) psychedelic utopianism and (closet) one-worlder rhythms, they're much more the college dropout humor magazine. Get off their share of snotty-to-spacy jokes, too. B