Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Under Achievers Please Try Harder [Merge, 2003] ***
  • Let's Get Out of This Country [Merge, 2006] ***

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Under Achievers Please Try Harder [Merge, 2003]
Brave indie-pop girl lilts at windbags ("Suspended From Class," "Knee Deep at the NPL") ***

Let's Get Out of This Country [Merge, 2006]
Forever indie, and here's how you can tell--too often they think nudge when they need a knockout ("Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken," "Let's Get Out of This Country"). ***