See Spot / Who Got It?
Album: Who Got It?   Collection:General
Artist:See Spot   Added:Aug 2004
Label:<No Label Info>  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-01-03 Pull Date: 2005-03-07
Week Ending: Jan 9
Airplays: 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 06, 2005: Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Wave (Live)
3. Jan 05, 2005: the Dog and Pony Show
Cuando, Cuando, Que Sera?
2. Jan 06, 2005: Worldwide
Mad Hearted Woman

Album Review
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Reviewed 2005-01-07
Brilliant traditional ska in the Los Angeles style, often with a Latin influence. See Spot has been one of the biggest names in the California ska scene for the last decade, and this album showcases some of their best work from 1996-2003. Members have gone on to projects including: After Hours, the Aggrolites, and the Chris Murray Combo. All of these songs are fast and upbeat, unless noted. The live tracks at the end of the album are good, but (with the exception of track 15) are probably worth skipping in favor of the studio tracks. Most of this is infectiously danceable, and the musicianship is top notch.
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Start with: 1, 5, 9, 15 then: 8 Reviewed by: Coop

1. **excellent laid-back guitar lead, sax upbeats
2. bouncy ska with lead guitar
3. heavy Latin influence
4. mid-tempo, ska with rocksteady leanings
5. ** ska version of Latin Jazz standard, mid-tempo
6. Big Band/Swing sound
7. smooth jazz-ska, vibraphone, upright bass prominent
8. *great example of the LA ska sound
9. ** instrumental version of the song from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" actually works really well
10. (live) straight traditional ska
11. (live) hammond organ, dark-sounding ska
12. (live) cool organ intro
13. (live) straight traditional ska
15. **(live) possibly See Spot's trademark song

Track Listing
1. Mad Hearted Woman   8. Needles and Pins
2. Drink the Money, Don't Go   9. Pure Imagination
3. Mercy, Mercy, Baby   10. Mind Your Own
4. Right Now, Kick It Up   11. Wave (Live)
5. Cuando, Cuando, Que Sera?   12. Soon You'll Be Hone (Live)
6. Head in the Clouds   13. Cancion De Amor (Live)
7. After Hours   14. Is there Any Love? (Live)
  15. Heart and Soul (Live)