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By REYAN ALI  |  August 31, 2009

And Albini's goodwill? It didn't last long. In the same 1992 conversation, he compared listening to Understand? to "watching a beautiful girl go fat. You know she's still beautiful, but you can't get through the fat."

Again, Pezzati faces the criticism head-on. "I totally get why he says that. Until that point, the band was really on a creative roll. Before that was Jettison, which was pretty hard to top. He probably didn't hear the genius he heard in other albums."

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