"We're a hall of mirrors," says Tsar's candy-voiced singer Jeff Whalen. He must mean vanity mirrors -- Tsar is one of a few rock bands wearing makeup these days for something other than gothic effect -- because this retro-glam LA quartet can be a tricky beast to identify. With one foot in the Bay City Rollers' toy shop and the other in the Dead Boys' gutter, the new Band-Girls-Money is harder than the band's 2000 self-titled debut, but the tunes are still top-down driving music, acutely infectious and liable to drive up the demand among men for platform boots and lip gloss.


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