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Sure, covering the United States of America’s “Coming Down” is a pretty good statement of neopsychedelic purpose, especially when it separates you from your up-to-the-minute late-’80s peers. But a better one is writing a coulda-been ’60s classic of your own: “I want to kill you/A million times/She said…” —Leonard Roberge