"Psychobitches Outta Hell" borrows all the drive of Babes in Toyland's "Sweet 69," minus the explosive release. The unintentionally sexy vocals are more effective here, however, than the cuteness exhibited earlier in "Drama Queen," and the winking guitars make for catchier-than-SARS tunage. Meanwhile, "Miss Take" and "Baby Lou Tattoo" are so fully fleshed out with attractive adornments that they're nearly impenetrable compositions. Even so, fierce back-chanting and string-bending force the proceedings into a dark turn. Sing-song delivery, awkward phrasing and flat-out dumb lyrics ("Too much emotional abuse/That's a game we're both gonna lose") cripple "Emotional Abuse." The surf instrumental "Horror Beach" ripples as it closes, ultimately leaving the psychobilly audience confounded.
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