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Smoke Or Fire

2005-05-11
Titel / Title Above The City 
Label Fat Wreck Chords 
Web www.smokeorfire.com
 
Gesamtspielzeit
Total run time
24:04 
Vö/Releasebereits erschienen / already released 
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Melodic hardcore in a cloak of rock: with their debut album Smoke Or Fire follow in the footsteps of bands like Millencolin, Avail and Hot Water Music. The concept of this quartet from the South-East of the USA isn't exactly new, but it works. The guys managed to deal with socio-critical themes without having a too strong moralising undertone. Especially the opening song 'California's Burning'is very catchy afer hearing it a few times. Only Cryin’ Shame’ - the only ballad of the album - seems a bit out of place. All in all it's a convincing aöbum and definitely a good new act from the Fat Wreck stables.

Lisa Stegner


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