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Mad Caddies: Quality SoftcoreQuality Softcore (1998)
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The first Mad Caddies CD I heard was Rock The Plank which I thought to be a cool album with some diverse songs. A few months later I saw Quality Softcore in a record store. I made the purchase and wasn't disappointed. This album is more uniform than other Mad Caddies offerings sticking to some fa.
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The first Mad Caddies CD I heard was Rock The Plank which I thought to be a cool album with some diverse songs. A few months later I saw Quality Softcore in a record store. I made the purchase and wasn't disappointed.

This album is more uniform than other Mad Caddies offerings sticking to some fantastic horn work whether its with slow or fast songs. The first track starts of at a slow pace but soon kicks in with great horns and is a brilliant opening track, really uplifting. Then into the next track Distress I love the way his voice sounds perfect with the tune. The kind of track you wouldn't mind waking up to in the morning.

I could say this about nearly all the songs on the disc apart from the third track Cup O Tea which kinda sucks it sounds pretty cheesy and is totally skippable the only other song I consider skippable on the record is Crew Cut Chuck, not a serious song it's supposed to be humorous but its the only other song I feel the need to skip.

The rest of the album is a blend of mellow and upbeat songs I'm sure most people would enjoy. Tracks like No Se, Polyester Khakis and Preppie Girl are examples of some of the faster songs they feature great sing along lyrics that will jam in to your head and you won't be able to get them out. The whole album is a thoroughly enjoyable listen the kind of thing to pop in on a lazy afternoon.

By far Mad Caddies best record and I would recommend anyone who likes the Caddies or appreciates good vocals and a great sound to pick up this album.

 

 
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screeching_bottlerocket (March 24, 2007)

this is my favorite mad caddies cd. hands down.

Wastachuck (March 3, 2007)

not as good as duck and cover....still shibby though

master_fuol (November 20, 2002)

I have seen the mad caddies live 3 times and im still 15!, all i have to say is that they get better everytime and i hope i can see them 3 more times because they are so good and underrated.

cawknocker (August 2, 2002)

yea dudes, i got this cd when it couldnt be found ANYWHERe i had to order the fucker. its ok, but their other albums, and hte ep aer better and more diverse. teh first 5 songs kick ass on this cd, but it really fizzles w/ crew cut, goleta, plyester, sad reggie,preppie girl all suck. mums the word is ok.

lou-s (April 13, 2002)

"I was going to try to come up with some eloquent way to say that I like this album, but fuck it. This shit makes my dick hard"... my sentiments exactly, damn good cd, and yea i've had duck and cover forever, and it's great too... that hasta be my new favorite quote

tumblorb (April 11, 2002)

This was the first album I got by them, I think I bought it from a friend who needed money quick; but any way...it is good, but you SOOOOOOO have to pick up Duck and Cover. It is definitely what paved the way for their newer albums....(the ep, and plank). It rocks hard all the way through, for the most part; horns are amazing, fast and slow; guitar work sounds good; absolutely awesome! PICK IT UP!!!!

Tumbleweed

Anonymous (April 10, 2002)

Pretty good CD. Definitely showcases the band's ska side, which isn't nearly as prevalent on any of their other releases. I'd say Duck and Cover is by far their best though.

Anonymous (April 9, 2002)

great band, especially live - bigjerk

Anonymous (April 9, 2002)

I was going to try to come up with some eloquent way to say that I like this album, but fuck it. This shit makes my dick hard....krowdsurf

evildeadalive (April 9, 2002)

Yeah, the Holiday EP does kick ass. Great Abba cover. And, in my not so humble opinion, this is the Caddies at their best... Cup O' Tea is a pretty good song too... If you like the Mad Caddies this disc is an absolute must.

Anonymous (April 9, 2002)

really cool album, i like duck and cover better, preppie girl is definetily the best song on that album. If you like them enough buy the "this holiday has been cancelled" ep. it is great too.

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