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Leo, Ted/The Pharmacists / Hearts of Oak
Album:Hearts of Oak Collection:General
Artist:Leo, Ted/The Pharmacists Added:02/2003
Label:Lookout Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-03-24 Pull Date:2003-05-26 
Week Ending:25 May11 May4 May27 Apr13 Apr6 Apr30 Mar

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 02, 2010:Alt Compost
The Ballad of the Sin Eater
4.Feb 04, 2010:Musically Assured Destruction
Where Have All the Rude Boys
2.Mar 15, 2010:Palo Alto Pop Overthrow
Bridges, Squares
5.Feb 01, 2010:Palo Alto Pop Overthrow
Bridges, Squares
3.Feb 08, 2010:Palo Alto Pop Overthrow
Bridges, Squares
6.Jan 07, 2010:Palo Alto Pop Overthrow
Where Have All the Rude Boys

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-04-15 
Courtesy Lookout records, another album from Ted Leo (ex-Chisel), the best and least annoying of the prolific indie rockin’ Leo family. With an electric guitar sound akin to The Replacements or Television at times, this album has some extremely catchy tunes. At times, his falsetto voice gets on the annoying side, but the pop chorus appeal usually takes over. Not nearly as strong as their previous album (Tyranny of Distance) but still has some great writing. 6, 4, 3, 2, 11, 7

1. wailing ted leo w/ background of harmonies. not great.
2. upbeat pop song, falsetto voice, very television.
3. upbeat; I like the breakdown chorus
4. super catchy pop song… I hope this doesn’t hit mainstream.
5. mid tempo. big voice repetitive guitar riff.
6. pop punk w/ attitude & fuzz. pixies lovers will not be able to resist
7. mid tempo. replacements guitar and ted leo falsetto. good chorus.
8. down tempo. decent song, with some very catchy sections
9. pop song that will show up on a soundtrack sooner or later
10. another catchy pop song but with a bad ending
11. like an old punk song: sugar as compliment, soul asylum as insult
12. down tempo, guitars and voice.
13. nice mid tempo swing

Track Listing
1.Building Skyscrapers in the 7.Dead Voices
2.Where Have All the Rude Boys 8.The Anointed One
3.I'm a Ghost 9.Bridges, Squares
4.The High Party 10.Tell Balgeary, Balgury Is De
5.Hearts of Oak 11.2ND Ave, 11AM
6.The Ballad of the Sin Eater 12.First to Finish, Last to Sta
 13.The Crane Takes Flight