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Review: Princess Chelsea – Lil' Golden Book

lil_goldenIt’s odd what childhood cultural touchstones we take for granted–and odder still when we learn about cultural differences and find out those odd little true commonalities. Case in point: I didn’t even know they had Lil’ Golden Books in New Zealand. The name alone should bring back memories of the little cardboard books, designed to take the abuse of children while delivering sappy moral lessons and teaching basic language skills. It’s an appropriate title, as moral lessons are a big theme on this debut album by Princess Chelsea. Lil’ Golden Book is loaded with numbers on the dangers of cigarettes, begging someone to cut down on drinking, best friends falling in love with older guys, monkeys stealing bananas…

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