Looking back on it, too much was made of Truly's grunge pedigree. True, this Seattle threesome boasted alumni of Soundgarden (bassist Hiro Yamamoto) not to mention Screaming Trees (drummer Mark Pickerel), and yes, they meandered down a similar sonic path, but they wielded something of an indigenous stripe to speak of as well. Chalk much of that up to Truly's comparative outsider of a frontman, Robert Roth, who steers this ménage à trois towards an array of scuzzy psych environs to droney ethereal vistas. The stomping and strangely addictive title cut proved to be Truly's signature moment, also occupying a slot on their debut LP, Fast Stories From Kid Coma. "Virtually" wallows in a demonstrably more downcast murk, mellower and far less anthemic than "Leslie..." The remainder of this four songer doesn't stray too far from the aesthetic I've illustrated thus far, and by record's end you sense that Truly are more in tandem with old school Dino J and lower rung Sub Pop roster mates Rein Sanction then their aforementioned precursors.
01. Leslie's Coughig Up Blood
03. I Hit Ignition (single vers)
04. Queen of the Girls (demo)
EA80 - 2 Takte Spater LP 85 w AJZ, Bielefeld 17.11.1989 w Dezember EP 89 w Der Mord Fallt Aus EP 82 w Düsseldorf, Ratinger Hof 27.11.84 w Geburtstag 7 89 w w HH, Stortebeker 4-6-88 w Hinter Den Dingen 10in 2000 w Licht! + 7 89 w Live 86 w Zuri Brennt EP 02 w Zwanzig EP 89 w vs. Klotzs - split EP 00 w Mehr Schreie LP 87 w Punk w Raunheim LP 87 w Vorsicht Schreie w ZweiHunderZwei 90 - REPOST Request: Uggh! Just kickin' myself in the head for taking so long to dig into these files and hear the greatness of this band. For years and ye...
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