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Eugenius: Oomalama

David Cavanagh, Select, October 1992

WITH A THANK-YOU LIST that includes Les Paul. Kurt Cobain and Shonen Knife (just for being, y'know, themselves...) and a highly involved genealogy that takes in the influential Vaselines, Oomalama comes to us by way of two lawsuits, a host of unsolicited Teenage Fanclub comparisons and a cover that features a toy cow. Some day all debut albums will be this complicated.

Total word count of piece: 350


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