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It's Not So Bad Being Trendy.........

Advantages: 36 tracks of good time ska punk with humorous themes and singalong lyrics
Disadvantages: Not for everyone, Bad language throughout, Lyrics can be cheesy at times

The 90s were a great time to be into the latest melding of pop punk and ska. With the exuberantly chirpy melody lines and high-school-hijinks-style lyrics, the scene became enormous in the mainstream spawning numerous huge hits and becoming the soundtrac ...

Ensnareddoom 15.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Best Of Us For The Rest Of Us, A - Reel Big Fish

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Not so mighty

Advantages: Upbeat ska fun
Disadvantages: A little hollow at times

If you don't know the Bosstones, they're a seven-piece american ska punk band. They have a jazzy feel with the brass instruments but complement it with a strong rocky style. Unfortunately, this is not their best album in my opinion. The title track is ...

BZ2886 23.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Jackknife To A Swan, A - Mighty Mighty Bosstones (The)

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Great littleknown band!

Advantages: original, in my opinion
Disadvantages: can't think of any!

...Streetlight Manifesto, the seven-piece ska/punk band formed from two underground bands in the New Jersey ska scene bring forth Everything Goes Numb, their debut and only album (to date). As I've said, Streetlight Manifesto are a ska band, in that many of ...

Pyrokeet 21.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Everything Goes Numb - Streetlight Manifesto

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Everything Goes Numb - Streetlight Manifesto

Advantages: Amazing, intelligently written Skacore
Disadvantages: None

'Everything Goes Numb' is another album from the mind of Tomas Kalnoky (of 'Keasbey NIghts' era Catch 22 and Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution fame). Streetlight Manifesto, the amalgamation of half of the original Catch 22 line up and half of One Cool Gu ...

Skavoovie 28.07.2005 · Read full review
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Streetlight Manifesto - The Hi-Brid Ska Band

Advantages: Top of the range Skacore
Disadvantages: Hard to join in with

Made up from members of Catch 22 and One Cool Guy, this album really does show the experince and talent of all the musicians. This album is very different to most ska revival albums, in that, despite its bouncy feel throughout, it is lyrically far darker ...

Plainlazy 04.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Everything Goes Numb - Streetlight Manifesto

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