STAR STAR

The Love Drag Years Star Star - The Love Drag Years (Roadrunner) 1992

1. "Fly Boy" (4:13)
2. "Science Fiction Boy" (3:11)
3. "The Love Drag Years" (3:06)
4. "Nervous" (2:29)
5. "Cowboys In Space" (3:37)
6. "Baby Shoulda' Known" (2:31)
7. "Groovy Guru Gangster Girl" (3:36)
8. "Diggy Dragster" (3:05)
9. "Treasure Or Trash" (3:48)
10. "My Little Cuisinette" (3:32)

Star Star are generally held as a glam/hair metal band, but the truth is, they are far too punk to fit this category. Imagine the New York Dolls covering Faster Pussycat songs with a touch of Iggy & the Stooges and T.Rex and you'll get a mental picture of what "The Love Drag Years" sounds like. The band sports a ton of attitude. Unfortunately I think they were a bit too punk for most of the glam rockers, and a bit too glam for the punk rockers, so they sort of painted themselves into a corner. I find the album to be a fun listen. Standout cuts are "Groovy Guru Gangster Girl", "Diggy Dragster", "Fly Boy", the campy "Cowboys In Space" and the smokin' Alice Cooper cover "Nervous".

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