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Bare, Bobby Jr. / A Storm - A Tree - My Mother's Head
Album:A Storm - A Tree - My Mother's Head Collection:General
Artist:Bare, Bobby Jr. Added:08/2010
Label:Thirty Tigers 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-10-31 Pull Date:2011-01-02 
Week Ending:12 Dec5 Dec28 Nov21 Nov14 Nov7 Nov
Airplays:111211

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1.Tue, 19 Apr 16:DJ Stace
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4.Tue, 07 Dec 10:Andy S
Double Daydream Disaster
2.Tue, 22 Mar 16:DJ Stace
The Library
5.Tue, 30 Nov 10:Andy S
Daydream Disaster
3.Thu, 28 Apr 11:Andy S
Daydream Disaster
6.Sat, 27 Nov 10:Eme O
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Album Review
Andy S
Reviewed 2010-10-24 
Mostly amped-up singer-songwriter rock with a nice palette of folk, country, and pop inflections, much like his fellow Bloodshot Records veteran Alejandro Escovedo. Clever songwriting throughout, nice guitar, solid backing band. Start with 6, 8, 11. FCC safe. – Andy

*1 - Few seconds of organ fade-in; upbeat and building, with rapid strings of surreal descriptors
2 - Mid-tempo, mellow singer-songwriter confessional
3 - Sweet, delicate country love song with pretty lap steel and lulling piano
*4 - Menacing rock of varying intensities; nice stomp-conducive opening riff
*5 - Dylanesque folk, just voice and acoustic, narrating lovelorn suicide contemplation; impressive songwriting, but uncomfortably heavy subject-wise
**6 - Rock intro with big guitar; mid-tempo and dreamy with rock passages
7 - Mid-tempo, sad country rock
**8 - Firm rock with a 90's alternative feel, nice doubled-up vocals
*9 - Fun rockabilly, uses a halloween party for clever name-drops
10 - Snarling guitar rock; watch out for extra spurt of noise after fade out at end
**11 - Endearingly strange Dylan-folk with weird, bouncy pop instrumentation; this would be the "Brick track"
*12 - Wistful grunge/pop about Sonic Youth, general 90's nostalgia; Eddie Vedder vox
13 - Vocal showcase; sparse, deliberate start with nice pickup; simple, confessional songwriting
14 - Instrumental rock extension of track 13, ends with ambient crowd noise

Track Listing
1.Your Goat Is On Fire 8.The Sky Is The Ground
2.Sad Smile 9.Rock And Roll Halloween
3.Don't Go To Chattanooga 10.Jesus Sandals
4.Swollen But Not The Same 11.Liz Taylor's Lipstick Gun
5.One Of Us Has Got To Go 12.The Summer Of '93
6.Lost In A Puzzle 13.But I Do
7.A Storm - A Tree - My Mother's Head 14.But I Do (Walk Off Music)