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This is a good album... not AS good as decomposer, but it is much more creative and you have to give the band credit for that. The first few times through I did not like it because the progression through the songs does not follow a traditional song structure. It just sounds rough the first time through, but it will grow on you and you will eventually enjoy it. Worth the 9.99

i do believe a sitting ovation is in order

wowwie Mr. Harris you've done it agian


Formed: 1997 in Oakland, CA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The exuberant Oakland pop-punk outfit the Matches initially formed as the Locals in 1997 when vocalist/guitarist Shawn Harris, drummer Matt Whalen, and bassist Justin San Souci were still in the early days of high school together. Frustrated with the lack of under-21 venues in the Bay Area at the time, the guys took matters into their own hands, seizing a local warehouse that had been converted into a webcasting soundstage and launching a series of shows called L3: Live, Loud and Local. The band,...
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