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A document of the beautiful, short-lived urgency of the phenomenon known as One Last Wish. The fleeting and desperate nature of the band's existence emerges in this, their one and only recording, made in the few months they were together in 1986. The sound is like a hybrid of all the elements of their other musical projects — sort of a logical extension of where Rites of Spring's latest material left off, mixed with what Happy Go Licky and Fugazi would later do. Guy's poignant and stirring vocals are as fierce/delicate as ever, and the music is churning, well composed, and compassionate all at once. And yet there's something else to this music — some feeling that is indescribable, something that can only be felt.


Formed: 1986 in Washington DC

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s

After the demise of D.C.'s much-loved, lovingly ferocious Rites of Spring, the band briefly re-formed, with slight lineup changes, to become the equally short-lived One Last Wish. One Last Wish is known for relentlessly cathartic and inspiring live performances, reflected years later in the posthumous release of their only full-length album, 1986. Members Guy Picciotto and Brendan Canty would...
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