CD Review: The Dandy Warhols ARE Sound

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Six years ago, The Dandy Warhols glammed up their trademark psycho art rock sound with a little help on the production end from Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes and released Welcome To The Monkey House. The resulting record was a polished, modern, electro-flavored dance popgasm including the unforgettable “We Used To Be Friends” (Veronica Mars, anyone?).

Despite the band’s success after the album’s release, it was actually an alternative mix that they had hoped would make the final pressing. Capitol Records, however, did not share their vision. The Dandys’ preferred version was pushed aside in favor of the more commercially acceptable Monkey House mix and that was that—until now.

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