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Rock-A-Teens, the / Sweet Bird of Youth
Album:Sweet Bird of Youth Collection:General
Artist:Rock-A-Teens, the Added:Oct 2000
Label:Merge Records 

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 09, 2011:Brownian Sub-mission
Car and Driver
4.Oct 09, 2002:Brownian Motion
If I Wnated to Be Famous
2.Aug 20, 2003:Fine Tuning Utopia
Please Don't Go Downtown Ton
5.Jun 05, 2002:Brownian Motion
If I Wnated to Be Famous
3.May 15, 2003:The Darling System
No Books About It
6.Jan 02, 2002:Brownian Motion
If I Wnated to Be Famous

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2004-10-20 
Rock-a-teens. Really sharp pop from Georgia. Flaming Lips, Bowie feel, w/varied instruments but mostly guitar based w/nice piano, synth washes, perfectly blended. Excellent lyrics, male vocals, desperate, slightly off-key but not annoying (like so many vocalists of this type). All good.

1) mid-uptempo, epic sounding
2) uptempo, great lyric hook, slightly droning, fem backups
3) slower ballady piano heavy, ¾ minor
4) ¾ waltzy swingy
5) upbeat pop w/partridge family bouncy beat
6) ¾ midtempo, hooky epic chorus
7) slow and quieter w/acoustic guit, vibes, ¾ drums, fem vocals join
8) another triplet beat, fuzzy and driving, slow-midtempo
9) echoey guit, similar to rest
10) midtempo rock, melodic, nice break/bridge where things fall out
11) mid-uptempo rock, dense production
12) midtempo rock beat w/breaks
13) uptempo melody driven beat w/breaks, builds and falls
14) slow-midtempo epic rock
15) midtempo ¾, another epic feeling chorus
16) swingy uptempo w/burlesque The Fall feel
17) nice vibrato and echo, slow-mid ¾, great lyrics

Track Listing
1.Car and Driver 9.If You Only Knew
2.If I Wnated to Be Famous 10.I Hope You Never See Me Like
3.Please Don't Go Downtown Ton 11.That Day Is Today
4.Betwixt or Between 12.Ma, Look What the City Did T
5.Make It New Again 13.Our Future Was Then
6.Sun's Up 14.Lee Knows Every Raindrop
7.It's Destiny 15.Put It Right Out of Your Min
8.Hwy R 16.No Books About It
 17.Pretty Thoughts Strike Down