There is much to like about Cookies: Jackie McKeown has a perfect yelping voice to pull off the sarcastic, knowing and sassy lyrical pose, the band is tight and raw but able to rein things in on funky tunes like 'Arcade Precinct,' and Butler keeps things quite simple and gets a remarkably punchy sound out of the trio.
There’s no moderation on Cookies, no inner temperate telling the lads, "Enough’s enough," whether it’s following yet another crack about getting paralytic on drugs, another glammy, mascara-running-from-the-sweat-and-effort guitar solo, or that nth attempt to be cheeky.
Positive: 3 out of 3
Mixed: 0 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
Jul 3, 2012Brilliant debut. One of the most fun albums I have listened to in a while. Every song is a stand out. I have had this disc for 3 years now andBrilliant debut. One of the most fun albums I have listened to in a while. Every song is a stand out. I have had this disc for 3 years now and it is still one of my favorites to play all the way through.… Collapse
[Anonymous]Oct 10, 2007Great debut.
GordoC.Jan 5, 2008Kickass rock with a punk attitude. Play it at your next party!
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