- Record Label: Touch & Go
- Release Date: Jun 6, 2000
Blonde Redhead's biggest detractors focus on the group's uncanny resemblance to Sonic Youth. But while Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons won't exactly silence such suggestions, it does seem to move conscientiously away from the influences that have marred the group's previous work.
PunctureThere's a predominantly love-song sound streaming though and through. There are honest-to-god numbers that color themselves well within the bounds of traditional pop standards, making it actually an easy listen--a departure for a band who made themselves synonymous with pushing the musical envelope. [#47, p.29]