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Everyone Everywhere - A Lot of Weird People Standing Around [7 inch] (Cover Artwork)

Everyone Everywhere

Everyone Everywhere: A Lot of Weird People Standing Around [7 inch]A Lot of Weird People Standing Around [7 inch] (2009)
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Everyone Everywhere put their own unique spin on mid/late-`90s revival with their A Lot of Weird People Standing Around 7", a pitch-perfect, Promise Ring-inspired quartet of tracks. "Everyhow Everythere" spouts addicting, poppy vocal melodies in a short first verse, followed by If You Make It-esq.
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Everyone Everywhere put their own unique spin on mid/late-`90s revival with their A Lot of Weird People Standing Around 7", a pitch-perfect, Promise Ring-inspired quartet of tracks.

"Everyhow Everythere" spouts addicting, poppy vocal melodies in a short first verse, followed by If You Make It-esque guitar noodles. It's such a fantastic contrast between Brendan McHugh's smooth singing and crunchy, somewhat distorted guitars that you can't help but follow both attentively. "Cool Pool Keg Toss Pete" lays on the fuzz a little thicker, channeling their influences in a way that begs a house show lineup including compadres Tigers Jaw.

While their lyrics can get pretty goofy, particularly on "Everyhow Everythere" ("Everyone / is everywhere / while you're stuck / at your house / in your underwear") and the spectacularly care-free house party recount of "Cool Pool Keg Toss Pete" ("Do a dance / you'll regret / in the morning. / Do flips / off the diving board / with your clothes on"), it's hard to mind with how confident and enthusiastic the band sound delivering 'em.

A Lot of Weird People Standing Around is ridiculously promising and occasionally brilliant. The level of quirk seems to be tamed just enough and the talent is clear, so that full-length they're writing will imaginably be even better.

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Cool Pool Keg Toss Pete

 

 
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polaris (June 8, 2009)

I love all this mid/late 90's inspired music that seems to be coming out. Keep it coming!!

MrSnrub (June 6, 2009)

Oh and not to make you jeleious, but i just looked at your profile and saw you like Algernon Cadwalader, I'm pretty sure they are playing here this summer. Just come from where ever you live and drink 40s in my basement.

MrSnrub (June 6, 2009)

I mean its great i love it, and maybe i do take it for granted, but it certainly has its downsides. Mostly all the weird people coming into your home, and the possibility of stuff getting stolen. My friend is planning on being a concert promoter for the rest of his life, and wants the experience. Also, most of the bands that play here are either have members who live here, or who someone who live here knows personally.

Blackjaw_x (June 6, 2009)

How can you act so passive about a band playing in your basement? I wish my life was half that interesting, or that there was a music scene here.

MrSnrub (June 6, 2009)

I like this stuff, these guys played in my basement once and it was cool.

Blackjaw_x (June 6, 2009)

This is a pretty enjoyable release.

Sweatshopworker (June 6, 2009)

That thermal dynamics song reminds me of saves the day, their good period.

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