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Album Review

On their second album, Helioself, Papas Fritas displays an increased sense of songcraft and a sharper sense of melody, resulting in a bright, effervescent indie rock record. Where their debut was occasionally brittle, Helioself is rounded and warm, and one of the most infectious pop records in the post-alternative indie rock world of the late '90s. [The CD was reissued in 2000 and includes a bonus track.]


Formed: 1992 in Boston, MA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Formed in 1992, pop combo Papas Fritas began as a power trio when two high-school friends from Delaware, guitarist Tony Goddess and drummer Shivika Asthana, met up with bassist Keith Gendel while attending Tufts University in Massachusetts. The three recorded and released four-track albums for fun and performed at parties on and around campus, but never took the group seriously until a tape fell onto the desk of small record label Sunday Driver Records and the label approached Papas Fritas with plans...
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