In Advance Of The Broken Arm

Album Review of In Advance Of The Broken Arm by Marnie Stern.

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In Advance Of The Broken Arm

Marnie Stern

In Advance Of The Broken Arm by Marnie Stern

Release Date: Feb 20, 2007
Record label: Kill Rock Stars
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

70 Music Critic Score
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In Advance Of The Broken Arm - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10
70

On the one hand it's almost hilarious to call Marnie Stern's music "indie rock," given the quality of her technical gifts as a finger-tapping electric guitarist (bottom line: she's a firebrand). She has a unique style that is precise and knotty and seemingly would be at home in some prog rock band of her own design. Except for one thing: her songwriting adheres to quirky lyrics and is defined by a flip-flop, herky-jerky (somewhat ) homemade rock & roll aesthetic.

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