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Album Review

Call them an alternative country supergroup — Peter Holsapple (The dBs), Vicki Peterson (The Bangles), and Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills) are the most recognizable names, but the other band members have spent time in groups as varied as Dream Syndicate, the Bluerunners and the Steve Wynn Band. Maybe that doesn't sound much like an alternative country pedigree, but that's the best currently available descriptor for the sound made by the Contental Drifters. That sound is not, shall we say, overproduced. In fact, it's downright messy at times, with acoustic and electric guitars splayed out around indistinct bass and clattering drums and the occasional mandolin and rubboard. The vocals (shared mostly by Holsapple and Cowsill) aren't recorded that cleanly, either. But the raw-edged charm of "Heart, Home" and "Way of the World" wouldn't have benefitted from better production. Holsapple's rocking "Don't Do What I Did" makes even better use of the crowded, messy mix. Very nice.

Biography

Formed: 1991

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s

The all-star roots-pop outfit the Continental Drifters was formed in Los Angeles in late 1991 by ex-Dream Syndicate bassist Mark Walton and expatriate New Orleans musicians Carlo Nuccio (drums) and Ray Ganucheau (guitar); after enlisting guitarist Gary Eaton and keyboardist Danny McGough, the group played each Tuesday night at the Hollywood club Raji's and attracted a fervent local following. Over time, the Continental Drifters' roster swelled to include a number of auxiliary players including ex-dB...
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