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Temporary Thing, the / Temporary Thing, the
Album:Temporary Thing, the Collection:General
Artist:Temporary Thing, the Added:07/2003

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Add Date:2004-01-05 Pull Date:2004-03-08 
Week Ending:25 Jan18 Jan11 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 19, 2004:Fly By Night
Anyway's the Same
3.Jan 08, 2004:Love on a Mix Tape
Anyway's the Same
2.Jan 14, 2004:In thbe Leaves
She Always Gets Her Way
4.Jan 05, 2004:Fly By Night
Anyway's the Same

Album Review
Kathryn Todd
Reviewed 2004-09-08 
Upbeat guitar-heavy pop oscillates between angsty brit-pop and folksy country. Boyish male vocals, no FCC’s. I like track 6.

1: Cheery guitar lick, with completely unrelated slurred vocals and piano underneath making for 13 seconds of dementia. (0:13)
2: Same cheery guitar lick. Brit-pop vocals with adolescent lyrics about the callousness of some chick. Sugar-coated angst. Rising drumminess subsides into a soft Vegas-elegiac ending. (4:04)
3: Soft tense intro. Pleasant guitar-heavy melody, with lyrics about music, traveling, and ennui. Rawkin’ drum solo in the middle. (4:56)
4: Poppy, with lots of piano. Lyrics: nobody cares what I do anyway, so I might as well just go to sleep. Repetitive chords get a bit grating. (3:07)
5: Sweet acoustic ballad, with pitchy high vocals about some chick that this dude really likes. Violin ensures extra sappitude. Do you like Simon and Garfunkel? (3:22)
6: Bluegrass guitar, with weird vibrating sound (gutbucket?). Lyrics: I was sad when you broke up with me, but now I’m glad, especially since you’re in the hospital, or dead, or something. “Now who’s cryin’ over who?” Whistling! (3:16)
7: Strummy acoustic guitar, prominent confidential vocals about alcoholism and some girl who visits. Steel guitar interlude heightens the country flavor. (5:09)

Track Listing
1.Anyway's the Same 7.To Hear the Sound of Birds
2.Blackout Smiling 8.She Always Gets Her Way
3.This Ain't Love 9.Girls in the Stone
4.On the Brigth Side 10.You, Me and a Bottle of Whis
5.Awaken By a Dream 11.Half Full Cans
6.Diversion Girl 12.Tan Line Blues
 13.To Circle the Sun