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Title Fight / Touche Amore - Split [7-inch] (Cover Artwork)

Title Fight / Touche Amore

Title Fight / Touche Amore: Split [7-inch]Split [7-inch] (2013)
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Touche Amore started 2013 brilliantly with "Gravity Metaphorically" and come Record Store Day, and this 7-inch split with Title Fight acts as a thank you to fans for following both bands over the past few years, and also culminates a lengthy friendship between the two units. Given that Title Fight h.


Touche Amore started 2013 brilliantly with "Gravity Metaphorically" and come Record Store Day, and this 7-inch split with Title Fight acts as a thank you to fans for following both bands over the past few years, and also culminates a lengthy friendship between the two units. Given that Title Fight have been no slouch lately in their recent material, this is a most appreciated addition from them as well. Swapping songs should be done by more bands just to test the waters and this proves why.

Touche Amore run the gauntlet with "Crescent Shaped Depression" and they did it justice. Jeremy Bolm adds the layers of grit and emotion needed at the right points and notes. Shed was a classic and Floral Green also demonstrated how relevant Title Fight became; Bolm and the lads display great musicianship while staying loyal to what Title Fight did. There's a crisp and harsh depth to Bolm's take that neatly pays tribute to the original.

Cue Title Fight stealing the show, as has become the norm for them live and recorded. Their rendition of "Face Ghost" is remarkable. The hard-hitting impact that Touche tempered in the past comes off smoothly when Title Fight add their spin on things. Touche's been sifting through sounds and experimenting over recent months, and it's all cut-loose here when Title Fight mimics what Bolm's done in the past. Jaime and the gents add that damaged angst that makes this cover shine. Record Store Day created at least one must-have, and here's to hoping more's to come soon.

 

 
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eazyd2 (April 25, 2013)

and that second paragraph god damn CLASSIC RENALDO

eazyd2 (April 25, 2013)

haha that fucking first sentence classic renaldo

MattRamone (April 25, 2013)

Both bands are turrabal.

fattony (April 23, 2013)

I read that first sentence about 5 times before giving up on it. Grammatical nightmare aside, I need this in my life. Hoping the rest of the pressing goes up for sale soon.

zaceh (April 23, 2013)

it's a good split, and i love both bands, but i feel that the TA side was better. Title Fight's side just seemed a bit sloppy

ak3punk (April 23, 2013)

It's not bad. I think it would have had more of an impact had they recorded a few tracks of each other. This could have been a hardcore kids dream much like the Nofx/Rancid split was to skatepunks. It's decent, worth the 2 dollar purchase from iTunes. Not sure I'll remember to throw it on a year from now.

Also still no review of the new Face to Face on the site? That album is great. Been waiting to read another solid review like the dying scene one.

overdefined (April 23, 2013)

Only 4 stars? Renaldo thinks this is garbage.

danperrone (April 23, 2013)

both songs are ok and neither are as good as the original, making this not really worth more than one listen

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