Stories & Alibis - Matchbook Romance
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  1. Introduction
  2. Your Stories, My Alibis
  3. Playing for Keeps
  4. Promise
  5. Lovers & Liars
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  1. Introduction
  2. Your Stories, My Alibis
  3. Playing for Keeps
  4. Promise
  5. Lovers & Liars
  6. Tiger Lily
  7. Shadows Like Statues
  8. My Eyes Burn
  9. She'll Never Understand
  10. If All Else Fails
  11. Stay Tonight
  12. The Greatest Fall of All Time
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In an assertive full-length debut, Matchbook Romance deals out a strong hand and plays it well. The winning cards include expressive lyrics delivered most of the time by twin lead vocals, songs powered by a combination of sharp hooks and dramatic changes in dynamics, and a multi-layered production in which Brett Gurewitz allows plenty of room for the sound to chime, buzz, and roar over Aaron Stern's thundering drums. (Stern especially loves doing double bass drum fills, which sound the way a Muhammad Ali combination must ...

Stories & Alibis 2003, Epitaph

UPC: 045778666027

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