Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Tuff Darts

  • Tuff Darts [Sire, 1978] C

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Tuff Darts [Sire, 1978]
Maybe Robert Gordon left this band to escape resident sickie John DeSalvo, one of those guys who sounds like he deserves to get fixed by the knife-wielding lesbians he has nightmares about. The only way to make their record more depressing would be to add a hologram of Gordon's replacement, Tommy Frenzy, whose slick blond hair and metal teeth now set the band's android-delinquent "image." Then again, you could take away Jeff Salen's guitar. C