Boston Rock

1981 

Record Reviews
 

“The Comateen’s self-titled debut album celebrates teenage Americana in the most innovative manner since the early Talking Heads…The hushed voice of forlorn lead-singer Lyn Byrd closely resembles Grace Jones’ deadpan as she calmly (sarcastically?) recalls ‘the day I saw you twisted underneath that Chevy’s tire.’ While Byrd explains the gruesome details, Oliver North’s screeching guitar gives the song a spare, dreamlike quality that is both cold and seductive…”

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