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Real War - The Slackers - Close My Eyes (CD, Album)

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  1. It's a pleasant surprise therefore that I find Close My Eyes is one of the most solid and concise albums of The Slackers' career. This is a tight set of 12 songs, free of any filler, which clocks in 20 minutes shorter than both The Question and Wasted Days. The band's more serious this time around as well.
  2. International War Criminal is an EP by The Slackers first released in The five-song single, released by Thought Squad, continues the band's turn to more politically themed lyrics first heard on their release, Close My Eyes.5/5(3).
  3. The Slackers' full length Wasted Days, as well as it's follow-up project Slackers & Friends were both very dense and busy sounding records. The former added layers of instrumentation and experiments with country and lounge music, the latter featured various remixes and several guest vocalists. While Wasted Days contained many brilliant compositions by Ruggiero and Hillyard, there's little.
  4. The Slackers seem to have taken a more serious tone on their fifth album, Close My Eyes. With a cover that features a crying woman facing away from images of 9/11, most of the songs on Close My.
  5. The Slackers take a few risks with Peculiar. Not in terms of the style mind you, as the band continues to be pretty much peerless in their approach to modern ska music, but in what they chose to include on this record. Most glaring is the fact that the lyrical content of 's International War Cri.
  6. Wasted Days is an album by the ska/reggae band The Slackers, released on February 21, on Hellcat basspenpelondoritletibidogstenspled.xyzinfo other releases by the Slackers, the songs on the vinyl LP version of the album differ significantly from their counterparts on the CD release; additionally, there are several tracks unique to the vinyl release.
  7. Sep 09,  · The album consists of collaborations with various figures from the ska and reggae scenes, including Cornell Campbell, Glen Adams of The Upsetters, Ari Up of 5/5(1).
  8. The Slackers return with Close My Eyes, and it might be their most mature album yet. Whether that's a compliment or a slight depends on your opinion of ska, and if you say you don't have one, you're lying. Eyes mixes dub and ska rhythms with Vic Ruggiero's increasingly conventional songwriting, which can be really effective, as it is with the concise, soulful "Mommy.".
  9. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Slackers - Close My Eyes at Discogs. Complete your The Slackers collection/5(49).

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