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Metronome: Lucy and the Rats "Lucy and the Rats"

After some enchanting singles on Dirty

Water Records in the UK, Lucy and her rats

are back with a full length. While some of the

YouTube videos have a grittier Rock & Roll

sound, Lucy saw to it that the entire record

remains well polished in an early 1980s new

wave pop vein, like Holly and The Italians,

albeit with nice retro guitar interjections,

such as on “Pills.”

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Bananas: Lucy and the Rats "Girl"

Here it is!  It sure didn’t take long for this band to find a label to put out their debut single, and why would it with songs that good?

Two mid-tempo power pop tunes with a bitter-sweet vibe, emphasised by Lucy’s gentle vocals which really carry the emotion of the songs.  To back her up, the Rats play effective melodies and resorting to catchy guitar hooks.

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Heatwave Magazine: Lucy and the Rats

Lucy from the Ramones-influenced pop punk trio, the Spazzys, is the ‘Lucy.’ The Spazzys have made headlines not only in Australia, where they come from, but across the globe. But she didn’t stop there! Artists of this calibre need constant challenges, and so do the rest of the band members. The ‘Rats’ are Joe, Manu and Mike, who all have a bunch of other interesting projects. Trust me, you want to experience them all.

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