http://assets-s3.rollingstone.com/assets/images/album_review/b160dbbf47ddb322c04639f1ff05248a6f42f9af.jpg Dev2.0

Devo Two Point Zero


Rolling Stone: star rating
Community: star rating
5 2 0
March 6, 2006

This novelty finds Devo rerecording twelve of their songs with a group of fresh-faced kids handling the vocals. On bright, buzzy cuts like "Whip It" and "Jerkin Back N Forth," the dissonance between the twitchy neuroses of the original songs and these earnest interpretations is mildly funny, but more than anything, 2.0 just feels pointless.

Album Review Main Next


Community Guidelines »
loading comments

loading comments...


Sort by:
    Read More
    Daily Newsletter

    Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

    Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
    marketing partners.


    We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

    Song Stories


    Nelly Furtado with Timbaland | 2006

    This club-oriented single featuring Timbaland, who produced Nelly Furtado's third album, Loose, was Furtado’s sexy return after the Canadian singer's exploration of her Portuguese heritage on Folklore. "In the studio, initially I didn’t know if I could do it, 'cause Timbaland wrote that chorus," Furtado said. "I'm like, 'That's cool, but I don't know if I'm ready to do full-out club.'" The flirty lyrics are a dance between a guy and girl, each knowing they will end up in bed together but still playing the game. "Tim and I called it 'The BlackBerry Song,' she said, "because everything we say in the song you could text-message to somebody."

    More Song Stories entries »