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Pop is Falling Apartmp3m3uThe lead off single from Edition 59. ADD
Lou Reedmp3m3uThe second track off of the German release featuring Mike Dubue of the Hilotrons on keys and backing vocals. ADD
03:48 320kbps 44.1kHz STEREO
 m3uThis is first single off our debut Canadian LP "I'm're here". Gotten some great press with a debut at #2.ADD
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The Social Icons

Pop Rock

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
member since: Apr 3, 2009


"It's a little bit Teenage Fanclub, a little bit Mod, a little bit Urge Overkill circa that moment when they crystallised easy into the perfect distillation of cocktail-drinking, lounge-lounging, swaggering Neil Diamond fans - only even more so... so perhaps we're talking the debut Plush single before they went all Pitchfork on us, or The Webb Brothers' debut album... a smidgen David Bowie, and a whole lot awesome and catchy the way Ed Ball ought to be, but probably spent just that little bit too long inside the record industry and kinda threw it all away. I mean, we're talking The Beatles and the TVPs here, obviously - just not in an obvious manner. So I guess we're really talking The Knack or that wonderful moment in 1978 when powerpop ruled the lower reaches of the UK charts, or...

I think I've been away from my bed way too long. The Teenage Fanclub comparison is way off-the-mark. I mean, the singer has a raw-ass whiskey edge to his voice, or something. There's no way this is 60s. It's 70s through and through. Bangs wept, it's actually more Runaways than Teenage Fanclub, or Hair or something. Taut, like Joe Jackson all wound up and fuming on his debut album."
-Everett True, Music That I Like