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Motion City Soundtrack has created an amazing collection of mind blowing music over the years. They have an endless amount of fans because of their unique sound. My Dinosaur Life is definitely different from their other work, but still manages to prove that this band is kickass. My personal favorite tracks are "Stand too Close" and "Skin and Bones". If you are a loyal fan, you'll be able to appreciate the album.


This sound for Motion City is... unique from their other albums. Having listened to their older stuff so many times this new album is quite simply put; different. It's not bad however I wish the songs shared the continuity of the previous albums. Definitely still a buy however.

motion city never disappoints

Love it! Love this band waited till midnight just so I could buy this album and it was worth it.


Formed: 1999 in Minneapolis, MN

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

A leading light in the punk-pop genre, Motion City Soundtrack include members Joshua Cain (guitar), Tony Thaxton (drums), Justin Pierre (vocals/guitar), Jesse Johnson (Moog), and Matthew Taylor (bass). Following their high-school graduation, Minneapolis natives Pierre and Cain -- both of whom were inspired by Sunny Day Real Estate, Jawbox, the Flaming Lips, and Superchunk -- formed the band in 1999. The pair assembled a temporary lineup and issued a self-released 7" that same year. Later, while touring...
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