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Voltage) A lot of teenage girls must feel this way after being talked
into sex for the first time by their overanxious, fumbling young man.
It just wasn’t what I was expecting; nothing like the glorious,
sensual pleasure I get from sliding my delicate fingers over my soft,
downy lovetrail toward my glistening, quivering womanhood (wait, sorry- I
just realized this isn’t the letter I’m ghostwriting for Penthouse
Forum). Anyhow, the buzz
and the hype surrounding the Charms in and around Boston over the last few
months made me very interested in hearing them.
After taking one look at the brilliantly suggestive, vaguely dirty
CD cover of So Pretty and reading some very provocative blurbs from their press
sheet, I was nearly gagging for it. Female-fronted,
‘60s garage pop meets ‘80s guitar rock, and a lot of people seem to
love it. How could I not be
completely into this? Six
songs later and I was done with my initial listen.
Not bad, pretty hooky in places and overall a respectable EP.
But why in THE fuck is everybody so goddamn excited about this?
I guess I’ll leave that to the experts and get back to gently
rocking back and forth over the delightful gushings of the hot tub jets,
little moans of ecstasy escaping my lips…-Ben Hunter