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Customer Reviews

I Love The Format

These songs are amazing... all the covers are fantastic especially Apeman & For You. The B-sides on this album are some of my favorite songs and I'm glad I have these to listen to now instead of bad quality live recordings. Threes is probably my favorite song. The Dog Problems demos are interesting too, I like the Dead End one. All in all I'm glad the Format released this. The packaging for the physical copies is really awesome too. If you like The Format you should buy this.

right on, brothers!

this album is so radical


we'll miss you format :(


Formed: 2001 in Peoria, AZ

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s

Self-described as a "desert pop" band, the Format materialized around two friends, vocalist Nate Ruess and multi-instrumentalist Sam Means, in the early 2000s. Taking influence from '60s music to craft their own spirited indie pop melodies, the Arizona-based pair were barely in their twenties when they laid down a five-song EP with producer Bob Hoag. Next thing they knew, the first track from that EP -- the aptly titled "The First Single" -- found its way onto local radio and became a minor hometown...
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