Is A Reds Alert!
by Jock Vance
The Reds. The name itself should tell you all you need to know. Emotion.
Intensity. A hint of danger. This is a band that exists very near the edge, and
one that is not afraid of venturing over. And if they go, they plan to take you
right along with them. It's a daring musical ideal, much in the same spirit
of adventure that characterized the Doors and the Stooges, but it's one to which
keyboardist Bruce Cohen and guitarist/vocalist Rick Shaffer display a refreshing
degree of commitment. The two Philadelphians are torch-bearers, upholding the
Newly reworked album:
Cry Tomorrow (1994/99)
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"I came across the Reds while trying to find the component tracks for the soundtrack to Michael Mann`s excellent "Manhunter" film on the `net. These guys just sound awesome...........there`s no other way of putting it. I`ve rarely heard synth and guitar meld so completely in music, and vocals that literally growl and menace you from the speakers! There is not a bad track on this album, in fact there`s not even a mediocre one.!
An album that seems to tie you in knots while you listen to it.
Music for damaged souls - listen and remember the dark times if you dare!"
J R Berryman, March 2003
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