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Album Review — Piper: Piper/Can’t Wait

Best known as the major label launching pad for early ’80s arena rock hitmaker Billy Squier, Boston-based Piper was a tuneful quintet whose two albums — compiled here on one CD — balanced power-pop smarts and hard-rocking swagger, sometimes with quite memorable results (The discs were previously only briefly available more than 15 years ago as pricey Japanese imports).