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Artist: Butch Walker
Apparently Marvelous 3’s
hit “Freak of the Week” was the aberration. After that alterna rock
success, former Southgang hard rocker Butch Walker offered M3’s Readysexgo,
fully revealing his suburban hair-metal tutelage (and proud of it, mind
you). Now solo, he’s intent on rebuilding the archetype of pop-rock
icon. It’s hard to tell whether he’d rather be Vince Neil or Rick Springfield.
Probably both. Walker’s weakness, even on his best material, is the subpar
lyric (see the otherwise gorgeous “Every Monday” from M3’s Hey! Album).
He’s unafraid to use phrases like “rockin’ like Dokken ‘til the party ends”
on “Get Down” and “into the ring I flew, like a
Jeff Elbel 12/21/2002