Shangri-La - The Katydids
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  1. The Boy Who's Never Found
  2. Almost and Nearly
  3. Slip Away
  4. Many of My Friends
  5. Some Mysterious Sigh
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  1. The Boy Who's Never Found
  2. Almost and Nearly
  3. Slip Away
  4. Many of My Friends
  5. Some Mysterious Sigh
  6. See Saw
  7. Faith to Change
  8. Always
  9. Don't Think Twice
  10. What's the Matter Here?
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With a name like the Katydids and an album title like Shangri-La, you'd probably expect standard-issue jangle pop from this band -- until, that is, you listen closer and realize the title is taken from a song about a dying heroin addict. The song is called "The Boy Who's Never Found," and it opens the album with an unsettling melody and a dark lyrical undercurrent of anger at the waste of life it describes. Things lighten up after that, of course, and the balance of the album does indeed consist mostly of standard-issue ...

Shangri-La 1991, Reprise

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