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  • Summary: The Miami-based band releases an album of garage punk songs.
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  1. Dec 19, 2011
    Head of the class, leader of the pack good, and you won't hear many rock & roll records better than this in 2011.
  2. Aug 29, 2011
    Glazin' draws from the swagger of glam, the hooky middle-ground of '70s punk and '60s rock 'n' roll, but also demonstrates a clear understanding of the way those sounds have already been appropriated by millennial garage pranksters (like, most notably, the Black Lips).
  3. Aug 26, 2011
    After a 2009 album, assorted seven-inch singles, and a recent live recording for Jack White's Third Man imprint, Jacuzzi Boys have taken their place among the best sloppy racket-makers bashing out easy-boogie soundtracks to your next drunken night at the local rock dive.
  4. 70
    Although ultimately neither revolutionary nor a rehashing of what has worked in the past, Glazin' will definitely add another dimension to an already fantastic live show and is certainly another solid addition to the Boys' catalog.
  5. Sep 1, 2011
    While he might not be saying anything groundbreaking or mind-bending, Alcala's lyrics speak to his band's earnestly lovable and saccharine nature.
  6. Sep 2, 2011
    More than anything, Glazin's sneer'n'strut is just too much of a pretty good thing: One or two at a time, these songs work wonders, but over half an hour, the Boys' retrograde sneer and strut proves a bit too safe and samey.
  7. With their influences in the right musical zone, we could be hearing some great things from Jacuzzi Boys in the future. Sadly, this release proves that they're not quite there yet.

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