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The Embarrassment: Blister Pop

Devon Powers, PopMatters, 2001

BLISTER POP opens with an edited assembly of The Embarrassment trying to characterize themselves for local radio programs. They bounce back and forth between categorizations—rock, punk, calypso, new wave, even coining their own, after which this album is named. But along the way, one member chimes in with this to offer:

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