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Bay Dream

Culture Abuse

Bay Dream

Second album from the Bay Area garage punks, produced by Carlos de la Garza (Paramore, Jimmy Eat World)

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    At first glance, it's easy to underestimate Culture Abuse for the part-time slackers they present themselves to be, but there's a lot more to them than meets the eye on this satisfying second effort
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A great example of a band living up to the potential hinted at by their early work, and while day-one fans might be turned off by the album's cleaned-up production, it would be ungracious to begrudge a young band their newfound opportunities
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    Their focus is squarely on the lovelier things in life
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  4. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    California band Culture Abuse are no longer so upset at the world on new album Bay Dream
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  5. 7.0 |   Punk News

    A breezy, poppy and oh-so melodic summer album
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