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Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 1:00am

Rustic Overtones

Viva Nueva (Tommy Boy)

From the first downbeat on this very hip CD, Rustic Overtones captures the ear with their ska/rock sound. Though they are a bit reminiscent of fellow New Englanders, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Rustic Overtones is much more melodic and sophisticated, drawing from a diverse pallet to infuse jazz, R&B, rap and power-pop into their sound. The opening track

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