Naked, a 10” ep's worth of demos, recorded between 1984-87, released in ’91 as part of Independent Project Record’s “Archive Series,” is an undeniable treat for hardcore Dentists fans, and for that matter jangle-pop enthusiasts in general. The sprite, driving opener, “Ugly” is damn-near sublime, while “We Thought We’d Got to Heaven,” and “The Sun in Sands” offer thoughtful ruminations a la the Smiths, sans any of Morrisey's patented posturing and preening. In sum, not a bad little record.
02. We Thought We'd Got to Heaven
03. Crimson Skies Again
04. The Sun in the Sands
05. Streets & Houses
06. Reading the News