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Selby Tigers

Selby Tigers: The Curse Of TheThe Curse Of The (2002)
Hopeless Records

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The Selby Tigers are back with their second full length CD "The Curse of.." and it rocks hard. From the moment I pushed play on this I was just floored to how much better this was than their first full length. The songs have a much better sound to them and I think that comes from how they recorded.
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The Selby Tigers are back with their second full length CD "The Curse of.." and it rocks hard. From the moment I pushed play on this I was just floored to how much better this was than their first full length.

The songs have a much better sound to them and I think that comes from how they recorded the album. For the entire process they used an analog studio which gives the music a lower grade more in your face sound. It really works for this type of band, who play an indie garage type of punk, very similar to the White Stripes, the Hives, or the Strokes. The sound of the disc has more of a vinyl sound than most CDs out today.

The vocals are shared by the female/male combination of Arzu D2 and Nathan, I think its a really good pairing. The way they share their lines either by a verse chorus thing, or by trading each line helps bring a lot of the energy to this album. I really enjoyed each song on this album except for the last one "The Prom I Never Had" it is the joke track basically playing a stereotypical slow prom song. To me it just ruins the end of the album. I think it might have worked better as a hidden track, but as the legitimate last song it ruins the experience. I found myself stopping the album before the last song a lot of times.

The good songs on here are "Dolph Indicator" the rocking start to the album, "Down In Uppertown", and "The Littlest One," a very Strokes sounding song. I would pick up this album if you enjoy the resurgence of garage rock bands that are coming out. It rocks hard and is a CD that will stay in my CD player for a long time to come.

 

 
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Anonymous (July 28, 2002)

true. very vintage sounding. and I think that last track isnt too great. I usually skip it. I love this band and this album. All the songs are great except a few that get a bit annoying. oh well... still an album that'll rock your ass off

Anonymous (June 1, 2002)

I wish that chick would lick my balls, that'd make me like them for like, a second.

ApAtHeTiC-BaNd-GeEk (May 31, 2002)

I think Selby Tigers are great. So what about the cover art. I like it... and ITS ABOUT THE MUSIC!!

Anonymous (May 31, 2002)

Or maybe System of a Down ripped the album cover off from the New Bomb Turks ("Scared Straight").

Sounds more likely to me.

cardhore (May 31, 2002)

If I wanted to hear about points I'd go to www.scenepoints.org. Haha just kidding you guys :) I haven't heard this

Anonymous (May 31, 2002)

The Selby Tigers are horrible
-minus 1,000,000,000 points.

maverick (May 31, 2002)

They ripped off System of a Down for their cover art - minus 5 points.

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