Though imperfect, Hill's intensifying sonic clarity presents the Babies as a group that still believes in rock'n'roll as a powerful language, one that can help sort out mortal complexities and say something about the way we live.
The Babies bottled the lightning of a fertile songwriting partnership on their debut, and with this followup they seem to have fleshed out their sound as a band.
What really makes Our House on the Hill an impressive leap for the group is the greater sense of diversity in songwriting seen throughout the album.
A sophomore effort that sounds largely indistinguishable from the debut in its strengths and weaknesses.
The Babies, featuring Cassie Ramone without the processing, and some dude from Woods' released an album in 2012...
I must say one downfall which is slightly depressing is the lyrics on a couple tracks are downright childish.
"Because you're mean, mean, mean, mean
And it hurts my feelings
Oh you're you're mean, mean, mean, mean
What did I do to deserve this?"
or, "And you're a dumb-fuck, you fucking idiot
Yeah, you're a dumb-fuck, you fucking piece ... read more