Had not heard new CTD music in quite a long time, but have always loved the material from "Ghosts that Haunt Me" and "God Shuffled His Feet." I noticed they were touring and thought I would take a chance on the new CD. I was not disappointed. Brad Roberts still has a delicious bass voice. Ellen Reid blends in wonderfully in backup vocals. The song writing is still infused with wry humor and melancholy. I love it!
i was glad to see Brad Roberts was back writing music, when i saw the cover it reminded me of God Shuffled His Feet,then i listened to snippets of songs,i went out and got the cd and iwas really glad i did.it seems the party light is on and all are invited, so go get this music youll have a smile from ear to ear.
America is a sad place. A sad place because bands like Crash Test Dummies are considered a novelty act rather than a literate and original musical force. All anyone remembers is "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm", if that. I don't mind that you don't care, either. At least they're not overplayed and over-appreciated. They're a secret, really. Brad's baritone vocals are a character all its own.So here we have the band's eighth album, "Oooh La La!" An about face from 2004's bleak and serious "Songs Of The Unforgiven". This is..