Why U.K. synth-pop duo Erasure would release a wanky acoustic album filled with dobro and pedal steel is not only confusing, it just doesn't work. Rather than unplug its most dancefloor-friendly hits, Erasure offers up a collection of singer/songwriter B-sides that undoubtedly would have benefitted from a more stripped-down touch, but ultimately end up sagging under the weight of overwrought arrangements. There is such a thing as too many strings.
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