Morningwood, 'Diamonds & Studs' (Morningwood/VH1)

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Diamonds & Studs
Critical Mass
Label: Morningwood/VH1

by Josh Modell

This sexed-up duo seemed destined to go the way of bands like Kenickie -- female-fronted, major-label casual-ties hawking big, fun songs that disappear from memory immediately. But Morningwood's theme (the generic strut "Best of Me") for VH1's deplorable reality series Daisy of Love may provide another shot at fame for fiery singer Chantal Claret. And though these high-energy, guitar-heavy tracks sound like desperate jumps onto bandwagons that left the station long ago ("Killer Life" resembles a No Doubt/Kelly Clarkson collaboration), they're at least sporadically sticky.

LISTEN: Morningwood, "Best of Me"

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