Shiny Things - Jackpot
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  1. Far Far Away/Miller]
  2. Hide in the Frequency/Miller]
  3. Sometimes/Nelson]
  4. Psycho Ballerina/Miller]
  5. Pennies/Miller]
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  1. Far Far Away/Miller]
  2. Hide in the Frequency/Miller]
  3. Sometimes/Nelson]
  4. Psycho Ballerina/Miller]
  5. Pennies/Miller]
  6. When You Leave/Miller]
  7. Tattoos/Miller]
  8. Throw Away Your Misery/Miller]
  9. Fleas on the Tail of Time/Miller]
  10. Sideways/Miller]
  11. Big House/Miller]
  12. Bring on the Chimes/Miller]
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Offering a pleasant blend of alt-country and pop/rock, Jackpot produces a winner on 2002's Shiny Things. Where many bands in their shoes tend to lean too far in one direction, Jackpot balances the two sounds with an uncanny ease. These simple rockers shuffle along with a light and easy bounce that comes off like a country-fried Matthew Sweet. The grizzled lyrics of thin-voiced singer Rusty Miller fit this music perfectly, offering a desperate outlook that stands against the up-tempo lift of the songs. "Psycho Ballerina" is ...

Shiny Things 2002, Surfdog Records

UPC: 640424401221

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