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Streetlight Manifesto

Streetlight Manifesto: Somewhere in the BetweenSomewhere in the Between (2007)
Victory Records

Reviewer Rating: 3.5
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Bitter fans? Check. Keasbey Nights remake? Check. Many fucking touring thefts? Check, check, check. Four-plus years later, we finally have new music from the Tomas Kalnoky's Flying Circus, even though the band knew we were all going to bootleg it. Pay or nay, right away you notice a change in the.
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Bitter fans? Check. Keasbey Nights remake? Check. Many fucking touring thefts? Check, check, check. Four-plus years later, we finally have new music from the Tomas Kalnoky's Flying Circus, even though the band knew we were all going to bootleg it.

Pay or nay, right away you notice a change in the brass. Everything Goes Numb, Streetlight Manifesto's long-forgotten 2003 effort, featured Jamie Egan on both trombone and trumpet, and also briefly on tuba. His style ran half the horn section like a majority shareholder, but even if his lips pursed air into two separate mouthpieces, he was still commanded by the frontman, Tomas Kalnoky.

Egan is nowhere to be seen on Somewhere in the Between. In his place are Matt Stewart on trumpet and former Catch 22 temp worker, Mike Soprano on trombone.

Stewart knocks down doors with a sort of snake charmer-esque squeal on the opener, "We Will Fall Together," that clearly showcases the group's expanding influences, even without reptiles, turbans and homemade flutes.

Soprano, last seen on Keasbey Nights II, takes his horn to new levels. Every time the guy blows, he sounds like he's trying to clean out his spitvalves through force alone. But he's not overblowing at all; in fact, he sounds like he's been studying under the great Vinny Nobile, formerly of Bim Skala Bim and the Pilfers, who did all the solos on Catch 22's Alone in a Crowd, Soprano's only real C22 record. Check his solo on "Down, Down, Down to Mephisto's Café" to see how he's improved over the past seven years.

Unique. Other horn sections follow tracks like a train, while Streetlight's horn players are given a starting point and a destination, all picking out different Google Maps routes to get from A to B. Bari saxophonist Mike Brown takes the cobble-stoned low road, often riding along side tenor saxophonist Jim Conti while Stewart and Soprano speed on and off on-ramps and highways above them.

Also, since all four horn players aren't always blowing, the group has taken advantage of their downtime and added layer upon layer of background vocals, giving this release a welcomed sing-along feel. The title track ends with the band of merry men singing chorus after chorus like they're celebrating friendships at a bar just before closing time.

Beyond the added vocal contributions and the improving horns, which have nearly taken center stage from Kalnoky, the record is very quick and sounds similar at times, a glaring flaw through the first few listens. Other than a subdued intro to "One Foot on the Gas" and the majority of the somber "Forty Days," the record is nearly all go, no slow. Drastic tempo changes occur much less frequently as compared with past work, and it gives the impression that maybe the band rushed through the writing process, despite having several years to prep.

Attempts to switch things up are hit or miss. Uranium-heavy metal riffs in "Watch It Crash" get buried under even heavier horns. A break in "Would You Be Impressed" features a Mariachi feel, with a well-performed, yet stereotypical trumpet solo over hand percussion. It sounds great, but its inclusion doesn't make the song. Conversely, the hand drums throughout "Forty Days" fit in nicely without ever leaving listeners' ears feeling busy.

New bassist Peter McCullough walks through his bass lines with a pair of comfy moccasins, but he could have at least brought a pair of rugged New Balances to the studio. With all the horn doodling, lengthy drum fills and guitar solos, we wonder, where have all the flashy bassists gone, really?

One final complaint is the track sequencing. EGN had the epic closer, "The Big Sleep." "What a Wicked Gang Are We" seems out of place at the end of this record; as track eight, "The Blonde Lead the Blind" had album closer written all over it. On it, Chris Thatcher's seemingly surgically enhanced drumming reaches its full potential. The song's bridge feature a duel between trombone and trumpet over top Thatcher's tom work and two chattering saxes. It's absolutely sublime. And from about the three-minute mark onward, the song rolls like the closing credits to your favorite childhood movie. With some playlist editing in Winamp, it could be the end of this year's most impressive, but not perfect, ska-punk album. You know, the one we've all been waiting for.

But who's ready for some new BOTAR?

 

 
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pokinatcha (June 1, 2012)

I think its highs are as high as their previous release, but come less frequently. It's still an excellent record that ensures Streetlight is the standard bearer.

nedsammy (May 30, 2011)

Back when I was getting into ska punk this blew me away. It's not as interesting after a few listens, and "Forty Days" was pretty boring, but "What a Wicked Gang Are We" Is a great closer and "One Foot on the Gas..." is still an absolutely, intensely, ingeniously epic song, in both the Lord of the Rings and irritating emo girl sense of the word.

neffernin (February 22, 2010)

It took a couple of listen throughs for this to grow on me but after that I didn't take it out of my CD player for nearly 4 months.

Alien (February 8, 2010)

this is an amazing album.
one of my favorite ska albums ever.

As_pretty_as_a_gnoblar (September 24, 2009)

Call me an ignorant bastard,but I find this a better album than "EGN"

hello-rockview (July 9, 2009)

amazing album...better than EGN, doesn't top Keasaby...i guess that kinda cursed Tomas cuz it's one of the most perfect albums ever and it was his first. BUT, hopefully Streetlight will top it cuz I can't get enough of anything Kalnoky related.

Jephso (May 26, 2009)

Love the first three songs, not a big fan of the rest of the album. It's not as happy and bouncy as their previous stuff.

rayn147 (October 8, 2008)

Might be seeing these guys friday, in Albany. How are these live, do they put on at least a decent show?

dlangl4 (February 16, 2008)

I was wrong. Now that this album has sunk in, I would say it is lyrically and musically superior to EGN in a variety of ways. In fact, this CD is one of the best ever in whatever-genre-it-is.

Seanith (February 8, 2008)

Now that i've had a chance to listen to it (A lot, 10 times since I couldn't stop) I fucking love this album. My favorite album of 2007 for sure.

Zekrulo (January 26, 2008)

I've been listening to Streetlight for about 2 years now, and I have to say I was kind of disappointed with this album. I mean, it didn't have any songs that struck me as "amazing!" There wasn't a 9mm and a Three Piece Suit or Point/Counterpoint. I thought it sounded good, but not up to par...

Skanking-shativxx (January 16, 2008)

Streetlight Manifesto is one of the best just instrumental ska bands i have ever heard, as if Keasbey Nights, and everything goes numb wasn't great but this long awaited album i believe have topped all before, i recommend people buy this cd

Skanking-shativxx (January 16, 2008)

Streetlight Manifesto is one of the best just instrumental ska bands i have ever heard, as if Keasbey Nights, and everything goes numb wasn't great but this long awaited album i believe have topped all before, i recommend people buy this cd

Monkey_Robot_Attack (December 11, 2007)

I've listened to this Album a billion times now. I really can see the work that was put into it. Everyone pushed there musicianship into high gear (as if it wasn't up there already).

maladroit (December 7, 2007)

I didn't realize Punknews and Pitchfork shared reviewers.

amateursuperhero (December 6, 2007)

This is one of these albums that it seems like everyone had already decided to love or hate 6 months ago

dlangl4 (December 5, 2007)

Wow, a colossal failure on my part. There is a running theme in the lyrics. And this time it’s in every single song.

Luzzew (December 3, 2007)

They should put out an instrumental album. That would be awesome.

WEZ

dlangl4 (December 3, 2007)

Yeah.

To put it in perspective, I'd give EGN a 15/10. The lyrics weren't as good, and neither was the music. I'm curious why you commented on that though. My criticism wasn't negative, just comparative.

fallingupwards84 (December 3, 2007)

so after criticizing it and saying that the lyrics and music aren't as good, you give it a 10/10?

dlangl4 (December 3, 2007)

It seemed like every song on EGN was anti suicide, which I thought that was an excellent theme. I was looking for something similer here in the lyrics, but it just isn't there. The music isn't quite as good either, but it's still excellent.

After the CD sinks in, my score might lower 1 point or so, but probably not. 10/10

Rastid (December 2, 2007)

by somewhere in between, i meant everything goes numb. my bust.

Rastid (December 2, 2007)

i really like ska. i didn't mind somewhere in between or the keasbey nights remake. but this is actually the worst album i've heard this year. (in all fairness i didn't listen to anything notoriously awful)

MN_punkmaster-skaman (December 2, 2007)

Lousy review for a great album. "Everything Went Numb" is not a long forgotten album. I think "Somewhere In Between" is the best album of their's to date.

joetheinvincible (December 1, 2007)

score is for claiming that The Blonde Lead the Blind would be a good album closer. I really can't think of a worse one at all, much less a worse song penned by Streetlight.

eatdogs (December 1, 2007)

The show from last night was fantastic. Freekin' long set. The stich up were good, even played an MU330 track. Suburban Legends rocked the place despite their setbacks, and as for Streetlight? Well, their set was one of those things were you get taken back to those good times from long ago. I mean, i felt like I was back in jr. highschool all over again! They played a great mix of old and new, and even some BOTAR songs. a great night was had here in New Mexico.

Score is for thelive show.

JKyle (December 1, 2007)

Guys, he gave the album a 7 out of 10. That's pretty freaking good. Just because you're a fanboy and want everyone to give this album a 10 doesn't mean any less is a bad review. It was well-written and coherently structured, which puts it in the upper tier of non-Staff reviews here.

I don't have a problem with the score. If he thought it was a 7/10, great. That's his call. My problem is with the writing. Take this paragraph for instance:

Unique. Other horn sections follow tracks like a train, while Streetlight’s horn players are given a starting point and a destination, all picking out different Google Maps routes to get from A to B. Bari saxophonist Mike Brown takes the cobble-stoned low road, often riding along side tenor saxophonist Jim Conti while Stewart and Soprano speed on and off on-ramps and highways above them.

That is not well-written and coherently structured writing. It is hackneyed, and the review is full of these sorts of awkward, opaque metaphors. Comfy moccasins? Rugged New Balances? I thought we were talking about bass guitar here.

neffernin (December 1, 2007)

"Bitter fans? Check."
Bitter reviewer? Check.

CBSrocksteady (December 1, 2007)

its what a wicked gang ARE WE!

whoever said the choruses in the last 2 songs (no! no! you were not on the receiving end of it all. AND wrong! wrong! thats when they'll see everything was wrong) are similar, kudos for pointing that out. i dont know how i missed the complete copy. That kind of makes me feel like an idiot cause i had the receiving end of it all chorus stuck in my head for so long. dont know why i didnt have what a wicked gang are we.

on another note, was there news of B.O.T.A.R or something? everyones talking about they cant wait for it, when I never even heard about it. whats the deal?

Scruffy (December 1, 2007)

I love everyone giving the reviewer a hard time.

Guys, he gave the album a 7 out of 10. That's pretty freaking good. Just because you're a fanboy and want everyone to give this album a 10 doesn't mean any less is a bad review. It was well-written and coherently structured, which puts it in the upper tier of non-Staff reviews here.

If KN was a 10, and EGN was a 9 or 10 (not my opinions, btw), then how can such a blatant retread be a 10 as well? Maybe if Streetlight could learn to end their songs when the songs demand it, instead of repeating the chorus and bridge until the song breaks five minutes, they'd earn another point or two.

leftoverbud (December 1, 2007)

"Every time the guy blows, he sounds like he’s trying to clean out his spitvalves through force alone"

jeez guy.

telegraphrocks (December 1, 2007)

Oh, and to the person that said the sequencing was sorta fucked, he/she is totally right.

I don't know what song I'd pick to close the album, but definitely not "What A Wicked Gang We Are". I also semi-don't like how the last three songs all start with similar drumming. That shoud've been mixed up a bit.

9.

telegraphrocks (December 1, 2007)

First listen, I'd only give this a 5 or 6, but with every listen following that it just got better and better.

It's been a good five or six weeks since it leaked, and I'd say my fixed score is now a 9.

It's really fucking good.

Best tracks: "The Receiving End Of It All" (which I really didn't like at all at first), "Would You Be Impressed?", and "We Will Fall Together".

INDW (December 1, 2007)

i will def. be picking this up. I can;t understand the negativity surronding this review - seems like the review for every big album that is released gets slammed. it's not gonna get published in the new york times, but its better than a lot.

And as for expecting progression...KN was released in '98. in '03 or whatever EGN was amazing but pretty damn similar...why do we expect anything else in '07?

JSchroeck (December 1, 2007)

sonically the best thing they've put out so far though....

GlassPipeMurder (December 1, 2007)

i agree with the "asshole" below me. this needs time to sink in.

Hey_Asshole (December 1, 2007)

ATTN: everyone who is saying this is not as good as Everything Goes Numb

at this time, i would agree with you...but that being said, there is a certain level of bias involved. i mean, think of how many years we got to listen to EGN, learn all the nuances and really let it sink in.

i think that this record will rival EGN, but it will take some time to reach that level.

screeching_bottlerocket (December 1, 2007)

I think this is the best album of the year. So sue me.

crazyjoedevola (November 30, 2007)

Whenever this album goes back to the first song in my car's CD player, I'm always surprised because I didn't realize that the last song had played. Don't know if that's a good thing or bad thing. Love this album though.

drunkenriot (November 30, 2007)

I gotta say they finally made some new music... well at least half the songs don't sound like the old ones... so congrats?

Branden (November 30, 2007)

this band is fucking terrible.

Smithy (November 30, 2007)

Haven't ever listened to these guys, but I'm ready for some more BORAT.

TeaEssAre (November 30, 2007)

Not as good as EGN, but it is still a great album. It's just lacking a certain epic-ness that Numb had. I wish there were more songs too.

Please come out soon BOTAR!

eatdogs (November 30, 2007)

i love this album. best thing in ska this year besides big d. seeing these guys tonight here in new mexico with suburban legends.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fS5P5PoiQI

el_matt (November 30, 2007)

I think it's impossible for any band to follow-up to an album like Everything Goes Numb. It is a perfect album, there's no way this one would have topped it. I love it though, i find myself singing some of the lyrics without even realizing I'm doing it.

Now let's hope we don't have to wait 4 more years until the next B.O.T.A.R. album.

CBSrocksteady (November 30, 2007)

I like it. Cant tell if its better than EGN or not, but they have their pros and cons. I must say tho, the trumpet player is absolutely amazing. He blew me away when i saw them live. Also, whats wrong with the basslines? They're just as good on this as any other C22/SM release.

irish_joo (November 30, 2007)

I agree with this review. It does sound very similar to the ir other album and the record does seem out of sequence. Although it is good, its not as good as it could have been. I think the peple hating on this review just want this record to be something that its not.

ThoughtriotAF578 (November 30, 2007)

the basslines are not lacking at all on this album, that guy has some incredible skill.

One Foot on the Gas or Somewhere in the Between would have both made excellent closers. other than that aspect, its pretty much perfect.

steveman (November 30, 2007)

Well written, if a bit overthetop review, although I disagree on many accounts. I love this album as much, if not more than Everything Goes Numb, and I'm only about 5 spins through it.

names (November 30, 2007)

and at least bad religion and nofx give a little more substantial lyrical content.

Alright, depending on what type of lyrical content you want, Bad Religion, and NOFX to an extent can deliver. But what do you mean this doesn't give you good lyrical content? Tomas goes beyond what is expected. I don't want to say anything absurd like his lyrics are poetry, but they are not far from it.

inagreendase (November 30, 2007)

It's good, but they should've progressed way more considering the wait. The end.

fallingupwards84 (November 30, 2007)

This sounds like it was written by a frustrated high school band teacher

haha i was thinking the same thing

Jon_the_Skafather (November 30, 2007)

hahahaha. i guess it's good my review didn't get published. half this fucking web page would have shit a brick.

this record sucks. not in the sense that it's bad but in the sense that streetlight can do so much better and this album is the same thing as EGN except with more competent horn players (i love jamie but the new guys are definitely killer players) and a less competent bassist (it's been all downhill since josh) and good guitar tone.

if streetlight is gonna be a band like nofx or bad religion and release the same album then they should drop all the artistry bullshit because artists don't repeat themselves...and at least bad religion and nofx give a little more substantial lyrical content.

amateursuperhero (November 30, 2007)

I mean I don't think it's the best review but it's not like the dude railed on streetlight all that hard, a terrible review would have been like "2 stars, ska is dead, check out my post-rock band"

Incidentally, I love this record, best ska album of the year.

dontwantaname (November 30, 2007)

I checked youtube to see what this band sounds like since everyone seems to think they're "top 5 of the year". man, fuck you guys! horns and annoying lyrics? FUCK YOU ALL!! I can't listen to this shitty shit any longer than I can rap/hip hop/whatever the fuck it is. Fuck this!!

86themike (November 30, 2007)

crappy review.

Great record. and as most have said already, it just wasn't as good as EGN.

i will disagree with most here and say that "One Foot on the Gas...." is the third part of the Keasbey/Point/CP style. The horn lines are similar and the chorus breakdown are in the same fashion as the previous tracks.

SITB is a bit repetitive, not the best ska record of the year but among the top 5. Still worth the wait though.

klonny (November 30, 2007)

Gas/Grave should have been the last track.

KungPowza (November 30, 2007)

I'm sure the reviewer will write off all the angry comments left here as jaded fanboys, but in all honesty, did we listen to the same album? Sure, the bass isn't quite the same as it was on EGN, but that's because it's a different player, which means a different style. I love the new balance of brass/saxaphone, EGN was way to sax-heavy in my opinion. The only truly weak track on this album (and most people I have talked to agree) is Blonde Lead the Blind.

However, if you are reading this review, you've probably made up your mind already about getting it or not (or you might even have it already) so I guess the review doesn't mean much...

names (November 30, 2007)

where's my streetlight review? i think Brian hates me, he didn't post any of my reviews...

Tom_is_a_Sky_Balla (November 30, 2007)

bass player....ha

Tom_is_a_Sky_Balla (November 30, 2007)

awesome album, not so awesome review

criticizing the badd player for not playing fancy?

have you listened to him?

the bass player is so good it's ridiculous....what did you want, some Fieldy slap bass or something?

some flea?

stillanonymous (November 30, 2007)

Earth to stupid guy, the horn section is not the main appeal of Streetlight Manifesto.

This sounds like it was written by a frustrated high school band teacher.

Dante3000 (November 30, 2007)

Oh noes! The Interweb army of Ole Tommy Kalnoky is afoot! Seriously, kids need to relax. I like their work but it's so funny that if you criticize (or even in this case just aren't ass over balls in love with) a Streetlight album their fans act like you must be a barely functioning retard. It's good music but it's nothing to fuck a cement mixer over.
-Dante

SloaneDaley (November 30, 2007)

I have never listened to a single song by this band, not sure why. Am I making a huge mistake not listening to them even if I don't listen to much skapunk anymore?

SumWon (November 30, 2007)

I think the horn intro to Forty Days sounds a lot like One Jump Ahead from Disney's Aladdin.

Has anyone noticed how the final two songs' choruses are almost identical (No! No! You’re not on the receiving end of it all! and Wrong! Wrong! That’s when they’ll see everything was wrong!)

Not sure if I'd score this an 8 or 9 yet.

atrus138 (November 30, 2007)

There have been accusations that there is no "theme" from this album and EGN, like there was for Keasby Nights and Point/Counterpoint, but I think the horn intro on Forty Days sounds a LOT like the chorus on Here's to Life.

ashtraymonument (November 30, 2007)

I love this album, I find it hard not to keep listening to it constantly. still not as good as EGN. After taking four years, you would think they would have at least more songs. I would have liked to see Eyelids on this, seeing as how they play it live all the time.

wearestillalive (November 30, 2007)

fucking awesome. dont see how it could rate less than 4 stars.

tylerdurden8136 (November 30, 2007)

Probably in the top five for album of the year.

tommy_jarvis (November 30, 2007)

err, the 10 would have been for constructive criticism, but i'm a bit lost and forgetful.

tommy_jarvis (November 30, 2007)

Should have given this album an 8. Then I should have used more words ending in -ly.
You can never have enough of those.
The 10 is for constructive criticism.

banal242 (November 30, 2007)

Awesome album. Terrible review. Actions speak louder adjectives, veggieska.

baseball (November 30, 2007)

basically Everything Goes Numb with more intricate horns

this is good, but lacks the variety of the last album...in turn making this less interesting

it's still been a good year for ska-punk though

damnitsderek (November 30, 2007)

One of the "top 10 worst reviews on org".


The worst review of the year is still the first Motion City Soundtrack review (Not Kirby's, the other one). Seriously, what a biased piece of shit.

JKyle (November 30, 2007)

Everything Goes Numb was an amazing album that came along at the perfect time in my life. I don't think it would be possible to match its impact now, regardless of how good this album may be.

In a vacuum, Somewhere in the Between is terrific. If it were any other band's debut, I would probably hail it as the greatest thing since sliced bread. As a follow-up to Everything Goes Numb, however, it treads little new ground. Where that album was new and exciting, this one is merely comfortably familiar, with only the occasional surprise. That's not to say that these songs are mediocre -- on the contrary, I would say that several of them are among the best material produced by any of the Kalnoky-fronted bands. Streetlight Manifesto was given with the unfortunate burden of having to live up to exceptional past material and lofty expectations, and while Somewhere in the Between never really disappoints, it does fail to capture the excitement of Everything Goes Numb. I would be curious to hear what first-time listeners think of this effort; I suspect impressions would be drastically different if this album were one's first taste of Streetlight Manifesto.

Disappointingly absent from this album is the thematic element that ran through many of the songs on Keasbey Nights and Everything Goes Numb. This album has no obvious parallel to "Keasbey Nights" or "Point / Counterpoint." In terms of being the most immediately accessible and irresistibly catchy track, "Down, Down, Down to Mephisto's Cafe" is probably the next closest thing, but its lyrical content is notably different. On the whole, Somewhere in the Between feels less coherent than Everything Goes Numb. Whereas that album played out like an epic story, this one just feels like a collection of songs. There aren't really any duds here (and with only ten songs, there can't really afford to be), but taken in a single sitting, it lacks the emotional draw that Everything Goes Numb had.

I agree with the reviewer that "The Big Sleep" was a perfect closing track, and "What a Wicked Gang Are We" just doesn't carry the same weight. Personally, I would've tapped "One Foot On the Gas..." for this album's closer.

I guess most of my comments here are negative, which doesn't represent this album well. Streetlight Manifesto is one of the most uncompromisingly awesome bands around right now, and they've set the bar extremely high for themselves. It makes more sense to discuss where this album differs from the norm, and in my opinion, this album is a slight step down from Everything Goes Numb. But slightly-below-totally-awesome is still a great place to be, and Somewhere in the Between is still a welcome addition to my library.

LeightonESmith (November 30, 2007)

The first album was absolutely classic. This barely comes close. Definately not as catchy.

ryanonthembta (November 30, 2007)

This record is not bad its just too... ordinary. Its just pretty average and mediocre.

jjp0500 (November 30, 2007)

there could've been such better reviews than this bullshit

dudezilla (November 30, 2007)

One of the "top 10 worst reviews on org".

fallingupwards84 (November 30, 2007)

HORRIBLE review... one of the worst i've ever seen. shame it had to be for such a good album. score is for "veggieska"

Spalmer (November 30, 2007)

"Drastic tempo changes occur much less frequently as compared with past work, and it gives the impression that maybe the band rushed through the writing process, despite having several years to prep. "

This put the finger on something I couldn't exactly describe. I agree. However, I love this album, solid all the way, although I think "Somewhere in the Between" would have been the best closer.

DeadMilkMan (November 30, 2007)

Amazing fucking album, which is surprising since they set the bar so fucking high with Keasby Nights back with Catch. I expected a kind of drunk, washed up Kalnoky. Instead I got a complex, fantastic fucking experience. The lyrics are well written and the theme of falling and getting back up runs throughout the entire album. I like themes. Themes are hawt.

skaboom (November 30, 2007)

Attention every other ska band in the world: The bar has just been raised.

glASSpipemurder (November 30, 2007)

great album. it's no new wave, but this almost seems like a polarizing review given the quality of this record.

Jon_the_Skafather (November 30, 2007)

score is too generous for a too-mediocre album from guys who can do better.

thebiglebowski (November 30, 2007)

This review is a little too heavy on the horn critiques and not enough on the guitar and lyrics.

Receiving end of it all is by far my favorite song on this cd.

burningfeeetman (November 30, 2007)

I sense some sort of high score backlash with the score for this one. Maybe it's just because I think this album is da fuckin bomb, baby!

jercjast (November 30, 2007)

I think this is a really good album.

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