Well, hereâ€™s yet another shot of the band that was claimed to be the savior of schlock-rock, tying together both city-mates The White Stripes and perennial shit-pile Andrew W.K. Containing the â€œRadio Editâ€ of Dance Commander, Electric Six also include a much less energized (and more palatable) unreleased track in â€œI Am Detroitâ€. Sounding more like a mix between mid-seventies Kiss and David Bowie, â€œI Am Detroitâ€ suffers much less from the overblown guitar lines and overall joking-ness of Fire. Finishing up with a dance mix of â€œDance Commanderâ€, Electric Six goes the way of too many trashy pop stars in having a production team add the trite veneer in a brash ploy to get kandi kid listeners. Still, I canâ€™t say anything bad about a disc that has â€œI Am Detroitâ€ on it, besides to just download the track from Soulseek. Yup.
Rating : 5.0/10
Top Track : I Am Detroit
Electric Six â€“ Dance Commander / 3 Songs / 2003 XL Recordings / http://www.electricsix.com / http://www.xl-recordings.com / Reviewed 12 November 2003