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DRAWING A BEAD ON THE BANGLES
[Home Edition]
Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Willman, Chris
Date: Jan 19, 1986
Start Page: 78
Section: Calendar; Calendar Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

Local-cum-national favorites the Bangles have been lumped in with the whole "Paisley revival," a movement resuscitating the pop of the '60s between the British Invasion and the drug invasion. It's not an unfair tag, but no lava lamp is required to shed the proper glow on "Different Light," the quartet's third release and the first to really escape the faint taint of nostalgia. The title and the glamour-girl cover shots suggest a slightly modified modus operandi, and return producer David Kahne deserves credit for tempering the 20-year-old roots (Seeds?) this time with the odd funk riff or synthesizer or even-what a concept-stereo separation.

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