Sex Change - Trans Am
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  • Summary: The ironic Washington, D.C. post-rockers return with their first album in three years.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 24
  2. Negative: 2 out of 24
  1. 82
    Sex Change channels all of your Jan Hammer and Harold Faltermeyer dreams into dystopian perfection. [#24, p.92]
  2. Easily their best album since 2000's Red Line.
  3. [It] ends up being some of Trans Am's most satisfying work yet.
  4. That this album could just as easily have come out in 1985 is no detriment to its consistently entertaining songs. [24 Feb 2007]
  5. If you're a fan of the group through thick and thin, there will definitely be enough to love here. If you want to know the best place to start with Trans Am, that place is still Futureworld.
  6. Sex Change is uneven from song to song, but name a Trans Am record that isn't. What's something here is the smoothness with which the record evens out as a whole.
  7. 30
    The synths and cheese riffs have dawdled so far down the path of meaningless self-abuse that they give all forms of masturbation a bad name. [Jan/Feb 2006, p.81]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 9
  3. Negative: 1 out of 9