February 23, 1991 |
Romanticism is the common currency of pop music. Odes to deep feeling and the primacy of love circulate through songs as freely and cheaply as play money changes hands around a Monopoly board. Big Romance figures prominently on "Dragstrip Riot," the new double album by the reconstituted Flesh Eaters, a band with roots in the Los Angeles punk and alternative-rock explosion of the late '70s. But there is a sense that Chris D.