Second and, yes, excellent record from The Len Price 3! A mix of classic Australian style-garage pop with early Who and Small Faces, The Romantics, The Shazam, Supergrass and The Jam!! "4 1/2 stars.. With their insouciant blend of infectious Beatlesque hooks, Pete Townshend styled power chords, Kinks-like melodies, and enough slapdash energy to put even the Small Faces to shame, the group slam through a baker`s dozen tracks in just over 30 minutes, and that includes the hidden bonus blues track. But short and sharp is the name of their game, just like it was back before pop bands grew their hair and transformed into rockers. The Len Price 3 prefer their hair short and their songs quick, upbeat, and with a sharp edge that beautifully bridges the gap between the likes of the Pretty Things and the Small Faces and their offspring: Generation X, the Rezillos, and the Buzzcocks. It`s virtually impossible to pick favorites from such a strong set, but the boisterous Who-esque title track, the punky, swaggering "Sailors Sweetheart," the Byrds-ish beauty of "Doctor Gee," the Kinks-infected "Girl Like You" and "Mesmer," the exuberant "She`s Not Really There," the harmony laced "Australia," and the utterly irrepressible "If I Ain`t Got You" taken together at least showcase their musical range. Rare is a set, beyond a best-of compilation, where every track sounds like a hit, but Len Price 3 has no need to Rent a Crowd any more: this album should send the public screaming after them all on its own accord.""-AMG.
""The title song on Rentacrowd (Wicked Cool), the fantastic second album by English avenging-garage trio the Len Price 3, is two minutes and change of spangly `65-Who-ish spleen against Britain`s hysterical addiction to flavor-of-the-month bands who are supposed to save rock & roll with fab hair and half an album`s worth of decent songs. The 3 - singer-guitarist Glenn Page, bassist Steve Higgins and drummer Neil Fromow (there is no Len Price) - have a right to feel superior. Rentacrowd is packed with perfectly vintage dynamite ("Julia Jones," "Girl Like You," "Cold 500") that pays outright homage to the primal Kinks and the R&B whiplash of Dr. Feelgood but with a contemporary, fighting trim to rival the Arctic Monkeys. Rock & roll doesn`t need saving; the cure`s right here.""=David Fricke, Rolling Stone.
Rentacrowd - mp3
Doctor Gee - mp3
If I Ain`t Got You - mp3
Julia Jones - mp3