Twist

On Wild Strawberries’ Twist, expect upbeat pop love songs sung by Dr. Roberta Carter Harrison, whose voice is like Tracey Thorn’s (Everything But the Girl). Listen to the first song, "Lucky Day," and you won’t know what to expect anymore.

The drums (Chris Lamont, Ash Sood) and bass guitar (Dennis Mohammed, Brian Minato) sound pretty standard, but this style doesn’t generally call for much more than standard. But with occasional surprises scattered throughout the recording (turntables, moogs, Juno 106s, hidden tracks with nothing but drug-induced sounds on them and a very interesting version of "Tainted Love"), this Vancouver-based band is definitely worth an hour of your time.

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