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Welcome the Problems - Colossal
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  1. The Dusk of Us
  2. The Serious Kind
  3. Hot Probs
  4. The 1/5 Compromise
  5. 7677
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  1. The Dusk of Us
  2. The Serious Kind
  3. Hot Probs
  4. The 1/5 Compromise
  5. 7677
  6. Work in Prague
  7. Nothing, Thank You
  8. Short Speech
  9. Careless Michael
  10. I'll Look at You When the Dying Starts
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The full-length debut by suburban Chicago's Colossal, following 2003's Brave the Elements EP, mixes the post-rock lyricism of the Sea and Cake or the Coctails (singer Jason Flaks also blows a mean muted trumpet) with the more assertive, tricksy edge of bands like Karate or even Tortoise. In other words, the songs are quite often pretty, but in a cerebral, chilly sort of way. Flaks' low-key vocal style and opaque lyrics treat the voice as just another instrument in a mix dominated by the guitars of Flaks and Pat Ford, which ...

Welcome the Problems 2004, Asian Man Records

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