Look out! The Chinch Bugs are back again with album #2, their first release on the mpls ltd label. Unglued is the follow-up to Infestation, the 2004 party album which yielded the college radio novelty hit 'Some People Are Dumb'. This time the four former members of The Sandwiches offer up a 12-song eclectic pop mix that promises to be more than just fun and games. Songs on Unglued are sometimes bright, often quirky, and even frightening- but ultimately catchy. Check out guest appearances by Joey Molland (Badfinger) and Brian Tighe (Hang Ups and Owls) who were both nice enough to drop by the studio. PRESS (Published reviews of 'Unglued') '...airy, upbeat tunes...a light touch of class and radio hooks galore.' Jim Meyer, Minnesota Monthly - October 30, 2006 'The tunes on Unglued sound similar to some of the best underground guitar/keyboard pop bands from the 1980's... in a world full of phony artists... this band's music is truly refreshing.' LMNOP® Reviews, babysue.com - September 2006 'The Chinch Bugs have followed up their debut album with a collection of songs that are easy on the ears and refreshingly fun...it seems that going back to basics has helped the Chinch Bugs to refine their sound and claim it as their own.' Andrea Myers, PULSE of the Twin Cities- August 24, 2006 'It's rompy ... is that a word? I don't know, but it feels like the right word to describe The Chinch Bugs' 'Unglued.' This is their sophomore effort and the bio promises the 'songs on 'Unglued' are sometimes bright, often quirky, even frightening - but ultimately catchy.' That's a lot to live up too, so I wonder as I popped in the disc will they live up to it? Sure enough, it's rompy, which by my definition, embodies those qualities The Chinch Bugs claim. For the most part, it's bounce up and down, good time rock with just a touch of melancholy here are there on some tracks - and I can dig it.' 'What I truly think is cool about The Chinch Bugs is their musical line-up, which includes your standard guitars, drums, keys, but there's also an oboe and there's nothing quite like some oboe rock. Also, the ratio of women to men in the group is three to one, which is never bad. 'Revenge of the Clone' is a personal favorite on the 12-track disc, with it's spooky keyboard part. Also, 'Gazongas VI' with it's Jonathan Richman vibe is very sassy. I think this disc is going to find it's way onto my iPod, where rompy discs I like go to live.' Nelson Heise, RIFT Magazine Issue #19, November 2006.
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