Before withering in the face of grunge, the budding power-pop revival of the very early nineties (Material Issue, Smithereens etc.) left us some fine music. Here's the Cavedogs (more here) 2nd album, Soul Martini, which while a touch heavier is just as sweet as the first.
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The band re-united in 2002 (supposedly at the behest of former class-mate/collaborator David Cross) but there' s not been any great rush of activity since: