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The Rationals: Detroit blue-eyed soulsters go psychedelic but end up playing shopping malls

Don Waller, MOJO, November 2003

"SOME FOLKS talkin' 'bout burnin' down/I ain't talkin' 'bout burnin' down/Said I'm just talkin' 'bout gettin' down/Come on!" screams the Rationals' frontman Scott Morgan, pushing the intertwined six-string strangulations of 'Guitar Army' through a series of thigh-quivering sonic climaxes.

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