Shorn, and some additional material that found it's way onto this EP. Hard to believe any band is that productive to form from scratch and mint records all within a few months of each other, but I digress.
For an '80s aggregation, Moss Poles didn't really possess the slick, patented sound of their generation, not dissimilar to Stateside contemporaries The Smithereens. The Poles exuded strong power pop bona fides, but also the taut muscularity of the Godfathers and the forward-thinking acuity of the Close Lobsters. Merely three songs here, but I don't anticipate any complaints. P.S. Cloudberry Records blog did a nice piece on these guys.
02. Were You Happy?
03. The Sweetest Girl
UPRIGHT CITIZENS - Open Eyes, Open Ears, Brains To Think & A Mouth To Speak!!! 1985 - One of my favorite records is the following slab by the *Upright Citizens* and was recorded and mixed during the month of Feb. & Sep. '84 and Feb., April ...
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