US - New York - Full Moon 166 - 03/30/10
Ten Year Vamp
Don't Act Like You Know Me
Ten Year Vamp are fronted by the expressive Debbie Gabrione and play a catchy brand of rock on this album.
"Never Know" charges along at top speed and has a dynamite lead vocal part. "Pleasures (That I Call Mine)" sees Gabrione sing of owning and accepting
one's sexuality. It's catchy and has an impressive guitar part by Andrew Foster. It's a hot song in many sense of the word. If Foo Fighters had a female singer
this would be the sound they'd make. "I Don't Need" sees the narrator assert her independence in the face of a troubled relationship and it sounds convincing.
It's as ever catchy and charging.
"Call It" sees the band play another winner, and Gabrione's vocal is especially strong here. It's a cool record by any standards.
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