Nothing Shines Like Neon by Randy Rogers Band

Nothing Shines Like Neon Randy Rogers Band ★★★☆ Less cyberpunk than expected, but still full of little pleasures.         As an album, Nothing Shines Like Neon has some peaks and valleys; “Rain and the Radio” and “Old Moon New” both do what they’re trying to do well, while a song like “Actin’ Crazy” seems either so steeped in jargon (or just plain not well written) that it makes a whole mess. But as a total package, the record is so suffused with interesting imagery and sonic moments that it comes out ahead of being flattened. That imagery is the neon, and admittedly some of the interest...
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