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Lawful Citizen: Internal Combustion

Read "Internal Combustion" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The Montreal-based quartet Lawful Citizen has come up with an unusual subject on which to pin its theme. Its debut disc's title, Internal Combustion, contains the four part “Internal Combustion Suite" that addresses, in part, the power that has driven our cars (and motorcycles, and lawnmowers...) for the better part of the last century. The suite opens with this saxophone and a guitar/bass/drums quartet's dreamy and foreboding groove--tranquil and and eerie at the same time, with a metallic, egalitarian sound ...