Singer and guitarist Ben has the requisite rock-dude pipes but he's also a versatile-enough vocalist to display a full-throated growl in some places or add a clean vocal sheen to other tracks. "Go Hide" is the standout of the ten songs here, a thrasher that demonstrates the band's quick timing and Ben's convincing, assured delivery. The album ends with a cover of Rufus Thomas' "Walking the Dog," which maintains the heaviness of the rest of the disc but also shows the bandmates at their most playful, as they bat around the blues classic. "Walking the Dog" may seem like a strange bedfellow for a hard-rock band, but the guys in Lung Dust know a good riff when they hear it.
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