★★★½ 3 and half star review for JACK LEE’S “Bigger Than Life” from the TORONTO SUN


Yet still not big as he deserves. The former frontman of L.A. legends The Nerves (with Peter Case and Paul Collins), Lee wrote Hangin’ on the Telephone (covered by Blondie) and Come Back and Stay (for Paul Young). You’ll find his own recordings of both on this anthology, along with 21 other crunchy power-pop nuggets cut in 1981 and ’85. Try it on for size. – TORONTO SUN HERE