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The Unicorns

The Unicorns: Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? (2003)
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The Unicorns, Canada's ambassadors of lo-fi sugar pop, debut full-length, Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone, will make you remember why you started listening to music in the first place. These 12, obviously drug-induced pop songs, complete with quasi-morbid death referenced lyrics and more h.
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The Unicorns, Canada's ambassadors of lo-fi sugar pop, debut full-length, Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone, will make you remember why you started listening to music in the first place.

These 12, obviously drug-induced pop songs, complete with quasi-morbid death referenced lyrics and more hooks than a tackle box, were written with only word in mind, fun.

Whether they are predicting and anticipating the details of their own deaths or rambling off near non-sensical lyrics such as "Somewhere in the asshole of my eye/there is a muscle that relaxes when you cry/somewhere in the eye of my brain/there is a muscle which makes me go/*enter synth interpretation of the word 'insane,'"' The Unicorns will keep you in a good mood.

Some of the pop hooks contained on this CD are nothing short of brain rotting. Listening to "The Clap," which is in fact as infectious and contagious as the dreaded clap, will leave you with a feeling equivilant to snorting 15 Pixie Stix. Sugary intoxication at its best.

If danceable lo-fi with lyrics about death and ghosts and back and forth banter between the bands vocalists isn't enough to catch your attention, then you won't like this.

 

 
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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
anti-bomberman (July 19, 2009)

Biggie Smalls sounds like a drill

corpseofmymotivation (December 29, 2004)

I was kind of minding my own business and letting people who like this band like them until I went to a record store tonight and spent a few minutes looking for a Dillinger Four album. It was then that I decided that The Unicorns are fucking TERRIBLE.

Anonymous (December 8, 2004)

this band is awful. another quirky, nervous, obnoxious sounding load of steaming horseshit spoonfed to kids wearing tee shirts that are too tight and jeans made for the opposite sex. LAME.

Anonymous (December 7, 2004)

anyone who thinks this music is pretentious hasn't listened to the cd all the way through. this music is quirky, fun, and gives off the impression that the band doesn't take themselves too seriously. i've never seen them live, but i enjoy this disk.

kenjamin (December 7, 2004)

thanks for bringing that up chinatown you ass. Now whenever i look at that fucking cover i'm going to think that. Jesus, i wish i was 5 years old.

Anonymous (December 6, 2004)

Actually, that's not a rainbow. It's a multicolored dick with foamy precum at the tip.

-Chinatown

Anonymous (December 6, 2004)

I thought I was the biggest flaming queer, until I saw these guys. Even that time when I had a friend put his nuts over my eyesockets - this is more queer. I love it! And I love having rainbow pride! Anyone else gay and proud? To many people still treat homosexuals like crap, but we are the same as heteros, we just love sucking cock and taking it up the ass! I share my pride with the world - Gay Zack Morrison.

Anonymous (December 6, 2004)

www.sayrah.net fucking sucks. It's like AP.net trying to come off as indie.

Anonymous (December 5, 2004)

i saw this band twice in one day a little while ago (for free), they were fucking horrible, there is absolutley no "rock" to their music, it's quiet, boring, and frankly not that cool

- the other scott

Anonymous (December 4, 2004)

The Unicorns are awesome. I interviewed them recently and we talked about old school wrestling. Check out the interview at www.sayrah.net

Chris_xxx (December 4, 2004)

The Unicorns are awesome.

Anonymous (December 4, 2004)

i enjoy this band.
i don't listen to them to be hip...
no one has a clue who they are at my uni...
but i mean if some 16 year old kid thinks i'm a hipster i must be!
i'm going out to dye my hair black, buy a spiky wrist thingy and a white belt for my girl jeans...
i'll buy a sex pistols shirt from hot topic for cred.

Anonymous (December 4, 2004)

"I can't wait to drop that line in your next review!"

Don't hold your breath.

(I'm not a staff reviewer, meaning I can just submit stuff whenever I want, then wait 2 months or so for it to get posted)

-BSD

Anonymous (December 4, 2004)

i really love this album. this review is too short. the unicorns really are fabulous.
and i definetly do not beleive they are pretentious. they are the dorkiest guys ever, making the silliest music ever.
-benz

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

Yeah, these guys are pretentious, unrocking shitheads making music for people who think they're hip.

-BSD

I can't wait to drop that line in your next review!

-Chinatown

corpseofmymotivation (December 3, 2004)

"I don't mean to sound like a queer or nothing, but I think unicorns totally kick ass!"

Is it just me, or does this band kind of sound like Depeche Mode?

ORGAZMO

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

'I woulda given it a 10 when I first heard it,and I listened to it non stop for like a month, but now im kinda tired of it. but its still a cool album.'

yep.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

this cd is pretty damn good. these guys live are HI-larious. the drummer plays the bass and the drums at the same time during some of their songs. its sweet. plus the one guy looks like the dude from bill and ted.

tahoejeff (December 3, 2004)

I don't mean to sound like a queer or nothing, but I think unicorns totally kick ass!

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

you know BSD, you're totally right. you've shown me the light. i hereby thrown down my own opinion and dance on it. DANCE! this band sucks and how dare i like them. thank you for your curt honesty and enlightening comments, i will never listen to crappy music again.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

Yeah, these guys are pretentious, unrocking shitheads making music for people who think they're hip.

-BSD

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

"More hooks than a tackle box"
"nice comment."

Yeah, man! I've never heard that in a review ever!

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

i wrote this review 3 months ago.
in 10 minutes.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

You need to stop abusing commas.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

bout time this was reviewed.....I woulda given it a 10 when I first heard it,and I listened to it non stop for like a month, but now im kinda tired of it. but its still a cool album.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

'Bout time this album got reviewed. I get enough enough of it, everytime I see it I feel like I'm on the set of an awesome Disney/Pixar movie.

Rob.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

Yeah, just like your cock.

This band is okay, but they come from Montreal, so I can't give them more than a 5.

Jesse (December 3, 2004)

Great record. I was going to review it myself a while back. I'd give it an 8. Review could use some meat to it.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

this cd is amazing.

SethCohen (December 3, 2004)

i love this album

allbutone (December 3, 2004)

"More hooks than a tackle box"

nice metaphor

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

Bizzle, this band is descent? Are they indeed?

theundergroundscene (December 3, 2004)

And my reviews get nasty comments because I said handclaps were cool? Yikes.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

shiity review. way behind on this one, kid.

Anchors (December 3, 2004)

I don't claim to write the best reviews ever, but seriously, I hate these reviews that kids spin off in 10 minutes.

bizzlebrizzle (December 3, 2004)

this isn't

http://www.indienews.org

is it?

I don't mind though, this band is descent.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

Seen them twice live, nothing to complain about. Don't know who travis saw. Anyways, this review is long-overdue and way short. This isn't AP. Give us a little more info.

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

awesome disc, rotten review...

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

i really like this cd, but they were god awful live. so fucking bad live.

-travis

Anonymous (December 3, 2004)

i saw these guys live in Saskatoon, SK. i went to see Metric and Hot Hot Heat... and it turned out I'd end up enjoying these crazy bastards soooo much more. The CD is awesome, and definately see them live if you can.

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