The Cowsills In Books

Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s
by Robert Christgau
St. Martin's Press; 1st ed edition October 15, 2000


Page 62:
Continental Drifters: Vermilion .... So Concerned Citizen Against Teenpop should note that this consistently expert supergroup material has a secret weapon, and it's not the ex-dB, the ex-Bangle, or the ex-Dream Syndicator. It's the ex-Cowsill, little Susan, who before she was 10 knew Top 40 fame on some awful songs and one for the books:"Indian Lake," which said more about vacations than was dreamt of in Connie Francis's philosophy. These days Susan sings with a flat generosity whose ever so slightly sour and serrated relation to pitch renders to the truisms their portion of truth while never suggesting that she doesn't enjoy getting away. A-

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