The Bellrays, The Red, White And Black

Douglas Wolk

By Douglas Wolk

on 04.22.11 in Reviews

The genius of the MC5 was turning soul music into howling guitar rock; the genius of the BellRays, whose singer Lisa Kekaula has been singing with the MC5's current incarnation, too, is turning it back. Their fifth album is power-to-the-people rock & roll in the 1969 vein, delivered as sandpaper rhythm & blues.