_Innocent_ Words has chimed in with a dynamite review of The Mommyheads’ _Finest Specimens_ record. Check it out, and if you haven’t gotten your copy yet, there’s still time to order before the winter holidays!
“You’d be forgiven if you have never heard of The Mommyheads. A definitive example of a cult band, the San Francisco, by way of New York, indie band had a handful of small label releases throughout the ’90s, one shot at the majors with a Geffen release, then disbanded shortly after in 1998.
During their time together, the band did manage to collect a slew of positive reviews from critics and help lay the ground work for other bands inspired by their original sound. Many of those songs can be found on the 21-track release _Finest Specimens_, a greatest hits collection of sorts for a talented band that never really enjoyed the mass appear the first time around.
A fantastic starting point for those who’ve never heard of the band and a must-have for all Mommyhead disciples, _Finest Specimens_ include remastered songs, previously unreleased live recordings and one new song. The band reunited in 2008 to put out a new record, so now is your chance to finally catch up with what you likely missed out on in the ’90s.”