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Death On Wednesday

Death On Wednesday: Songs To ____ ToSongs To ____ To (2003)
Sidecho Records

Reviewer Rating: 3


Contributed by: maverickScott
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I'm in a terrible mood [which has nothing to do with this CD], so I'll make this quick: Death On Wednesday is what the Smoking Popes would have sounded like had they been from Southern California. The band's 6 song EP [5 listed, 1 hidden] blends the morose vocal inflections of one Josh Caterer an.
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I'm in a terrible mood [which has nothing to do with this CD], so I'll make this quick: Death On Wednesday is what the Smoking Popes would have sounded like had they been from Southern California.

The band's 6 song EP [5 listed, 1 hidden] blends the morose vocal inflections of one Josh Caterer and fuses them together with a more punk influence coming from bands like Social Distortion and maybe even earlier Face To Face. Opening track "Simple Life" is an ass-shaker if there ever was one, with gang vocals supplying your daily allowance of "woahs." "Sympathy" is the group's first stab at an acoustic track, and lead vocalist Nathan Lawler sounds terrific on the song's chorus of "now you're killing me with your sympathy / and I don't want it that way and I don't want it here tonight."

Listed EP closer "Wait For Love" sounds *just* like "Gotta Know Right Now" by the aforementioned Popes, so if you like that song, you'll like this one, too. Then there's a hidden track that I don't so much care for, a bit of a folksy acoustic number that I'd rather skip over.

Overall, Death On Wednesday is good mid-tempo pop punk that succeeds in being entertaining while still being wholly unoriginal. Not a bad job.

MP3s
Simple Life
Wait For Love

 


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Anonymous (April 25, 2005)

all of you are fucking retarded, if anything he sounds like danzig. Morissey? maybe in the slightest bit but its a longshot

Anonymous (November 25, 2003)

There is a britpop band called the Happy Mondays if that rounds out the list.

Anonymous (June 20, 2003)

Weekday bands:

Taking Back Sunday/The Sundays
(can't think of a Monday, except Monday Morning, a local band in Northern California)
Tuesday
Death on Wednesday
Thursday
My Man Friday (Utah ska band)
Saturday Supercade

Anonymous (June 20, 2003)

I hope that 'sxa' below me is not stupid enough to truly not know that Morrissey is/WAS the lead singer of the Smiths. Please. And this EP is great.

Anonymous (May 26, 2003)

not listen

Anonymous (May 26, 2003)

I would say he sounds like morrisey, but he sounds more like the lead singer of the smiths.

sxa

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

i like buying the lie.
i probably won't pick this one up, just because i don't really need it. i'd rather spend $ on cds by bands i don't have.
good band though.

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

Bands need to stop naming themselves after days of the week. kinda neat at first now it just comes off as trendy.

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

Well, in an abstract way he kind of did compare the vocals to mr. morrissey when he compared them to morrissey jr.: josh caterer (don't take this the wrong way, i lovvee josh's voice and the popes) I think i'll check out this band since I love the popes and the smiths.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

his voice is morrissey-esque but the music is not.

maverick (May 20, 2003)

I actually was going to comment on the similarities to Morrissey, but to be honest, I'm not incredibly familiar with Morrissey, so I didn't want to make an uneducated comparison.

That, and it was late and I just forgot.

-Scott

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

Wednesday is a way better band than Death On Wednesday!!!

-RaNcId PuNx

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

This is pretty good, so was their first record.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

yeah seriously. morrissey to like the nth degree. man this is shitty. go pick bona drag to hear the real deal.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

Very surprised their was no mention of Morrissey in the vocals department.

inagreendase (May 20, 2003)

oh shit when u highlight this item on the sidebar, it looks like the underscore is being stretched.

CRAZY SHIT SON

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