From the Glass Eye magazine - Bowling Green, OH: 'This ten-track offering from Baltimore-bred rock and roll cutie pie Mary Prankster was recorded at the famed 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.. It is a testament to her resilience. Apparently, just before the tour began her bandmates ditched her and she somehow managed to put this crack band together at the last minute and not only pull off the tour, but record a damn good live album as well. It's a mix of mostly classic MP gems like 'Mercyf***' and 'Irresponsible Woman' with three brand new tunes thrown into the mix, including 'Stars' and the title track, 'Lemonade'. The lineup is a departure from Mary's usual rock band, incorporating accordion, double bass, and piano and Mary shelves her trademark Paul Reid Smith for an acoustic guitar. All told, this lends a much more rootsy, countrified feel to her normally sugary pop-rock sound. This is a great live document of an eminently lovable and talented rock goddess. It incorporates a lot of the songs and swagger that those of us in the know have come to appreciate about Mary, but also manages to reinvent those same aspects to give us a fresh look at an old favorite. ' - Jay Harrington.
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