From the opening drive and insistence of "What I Want" to the feverish, epic nine-minute psychotic reaction of the rave-up title track, Starlite Desperation doesn’t stray far from rock’s rudiments be that the country-tinged "The Gold Rush" or the Nuggets-esque "Notes From the Drag." And, as any savvy consumer of rock knows, the further you stray from the rudiments (aka Chuck Berry), the sketchier the product.
That’s not to say Starlite Desperation isn’t sketchy. It is but in the nervous, amped-up, too-late, too-many-miles-to-go-till-sleep sense. After midnight, though, these three toughs let it all hang out, and now we can, at least sonically, tool down the highway with ‘em.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.