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Rock Steady Performance

Another great record in the long line of excelent records. Way to go boys. If you like the Slackers, you will like this record. Ska Music!!

Slackers Fans Will Love

Ok so let me break it down for you. Saw these guys premiere this album at their show recently and the only thing bad I can say about this album is that they sound even better live. Nothing can electronically capture the tone of glen pine and Dave hilliard on the brass section or the vocal energy. But this is one of my favorite albums, I actually bought it on vinyl and let me tell you if you love the slackers don't even think twice buy it, and if your looking to further develop your ska taste buy this now.

Back to the roots

Bangin' new album put out from the guys you love to the most. This album is cetainly going to be liked from the long term fans as well as the newer crowd alike. Filled with traditional ska roots along with the Slacker's style, this album has something for everyone. You'll surely be hooked with the more mellow of songs such as "Because" as well as the more upbeat ones like "Thank you", largely reminiscent of their former Self Medication. This one surely doesn't dissapoint.

Biography

Formed: 1990 in New York, NY

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

One of the most notable bands to emerge out of the New York City ska revival scene of the 1990s, the Slackers is comprised of vocalist Marq Lyn, vocalist/keyboardist Vic Ruggerio, guitarist T.J. Scanlon, bassist Marcus Geard, saxophonist David Hillyard, trumpeter Jeremy Mushlin, trombonist Glen Pine, and drummer Luis Zuluaga. After beginning their career in 1991 playing rocksteady and ska in the 2-Tone vein, the Slackers moved toward a more traditional style, even adding a horn section in 1994. They...
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