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A Giant Dog / Toy
Album:Toy Collection:General
Artist:A Giant Dog Added:09/2017
Label:Merge Records 

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Add Date:2017-09-08 Pull Date:2017-11-10 
Week Ending:17 Sep10 Sep
Airplays:31

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Album Review
Super Chuck
Reviewed 2017-09-04 
The fourth album from Austin, Tx.’s A Giant Dog fuses the gaudy delivery of 1970s rock and the pillars of modern punk. Its songs offer lyrics about sex without typical depictions of love. A Giant Dog's modus operandi is well-established. Lines between punk, glam rock, and art-pop running like watercolors in a pre-K classroom. Toy is a more-than-worthy successor to last year’s excellent Pile opus, gnawing away at your affections with carefree abandon – an oversized canine you’ll be glad to see off the leash.

Like: Bleached, The Coathangers, White Reaper.

FCC on 2, 5, 6, 9, 13.

Play: 3, 6, 11, 12.

1. Get Away (2:31) Harmony and unusually pop-filled jam.
2. Fake Plastic Trees (3:01) Fast power chords, up-beat drums, saucy singing and free spirited lyrics.
3. Bendover (3:02) Brimming with silly, but fiery harmonizing with aggressive guitars.
4. Toy Gun (3:47) Pop Punk with aggressive guitars and an harmony sax.
5. Lucky Ponderosa (3:09) Up beat drums pop vocals fuzzy guitar.
6. Photograph (2:47) Relentlessly fun pop-punk riffs, with funny lyrics.
7. Roller Coaster (3:24) Repetitive guitar and the vintage sounding vocals filled with anger-ridden lyrics.
8. Angst in My Pants (3:42) Cover of Sparks' New Wave classic, rocking in mid-Seventies style.
9. Tongue Tied (2:27) Mid tempo Pop Punk fast bass lines and guitar riffs.
10. Hero for the Weekend (3:17) Indie punk jam with melodic vocals.
11. Making Movies (2:28) Happy indie pop that turns into pop punk.
12. Night Terror (2:33) Mid tempo aggressive guitars and punchy drums.
13. Survive (3:31) Left-field power-ballad that builds slowly around guitar circular riffs.

Track Listing
1.Get Away 7.Roller Coaster
2.Fake Plastic Trees 8.Angst In My Pants
3.Bendover 9.Tongue Tied
4.Toy Gun 10.Hero For The Weekend
5.Lucky Ponderosa 11.Making Movies
6.Photograph 12.Night Terror
 13.Survive