Hotel Sessions - The Lemonheads
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  • Summary: The 14 songs were recorded while Evan Dando was in a hotel room in Australia in 1992-93.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Feb 16, 2012
    73
    Somehow, Dando's nonchalance here--his stoned cadences, fleeting hooks, loose-limbed guitar playing, and generally rumpled demeanor--comes across as a weird but sincere gregariousness.
  2. Feb 10, 2012
    70
    Far from essential, Hotel Sessions is a glimpse of a once great songwriter in mid-process.
  3. 60
    It's hardly a treasure trove of unreleased material but the tape hiss, traffic noise and acoustic arrangements make it an invitingly slackerish alternative.
  4. A charming companion piece to The Best of...
  5. Feb 17, 2012
    60
    Hotel Sessions is infinitely more charming than the finished item. [Feb 2012, p.91]
  6. All we learn from these wispy solo offerings is that Lemonheads songs are not improved by persistent cassette hiss and background noise.
  7. Feb 3, 2012
    30
    The bulk of the problems lies with the performance itself, and the material chosen.

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