Be Your Own Pet Releases a Miniature Pop-Punk Teen-Girl Party Piece

Metroland | December 18, 2008
At three tracks and barely six minutes in length, does this even qualify as an EP? Well, kind of -- the three songs on this, the swan song for the Nashville garage quartet, were removed from the U.S. release of the band's early-2008 Get Awkward disc by Universal lawyers for being "too violent." Which is odd considering the nature of some of the other things Universal companies have put their name on, but this miniature pop-punk teen-girl party piece stands up just fine on its own. High-school knife fights haven't sounded this exciting in years.


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