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EMPIRE! EMPIRE! (I WAS A LONELY ESTATE)
Middle Discography

EMPIRE! EMPIRE! (I WAS A LONELY ESTATE) - Middle Discography

STIFF SLACK / STSL-59
release date: 2011/07/16
format: CD
price: 1,890yen (tax incl.)
POS code: 4582237490596

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1.Our Love Has Made Us Pariahs
2.You Have To Believe That Life Is More Than The Sum Of It's Parts, Kiddo
3.Lilly, I Have Something Important To Tell You
4.They Will Throw Us To The Wolves
5.K.O. K.O. (The Most Of My Worries Are The Least Of Your Concerns)
6.Year Of The Rabbit
7.idk, my bff jill
8.How To Stay Afloat In A Sea Of Change
9.I knew this because as I drove, the hole that was me and my life was
getting smaller and smaller and was being filled with New Hampshire,
or maybe it was the idea of New Hampshire, but who cares, as long as
it was filling up the hole.
10. Jacob's Song
11. So How Many Points Do You Have ‘Till You Gain, You Know, the Ultimate Power?
12. It Was Your Heart That Saved You
13. Archival Footage
14. Documenting Thirty Days
15. If We Had Found You Any Later, You Would Have Drowned
16. What Had Taken Years to Put Together Was Destroyed in One Moment
17. Actually, I'm Just Wearing Your Glasses
18. Girls Will Not Frighten the Frost from the Grave

1-5 / from “When the Sea Became a Giant” CD
6, 7 / from “Year of the Rabbit” 7”
8 / from “Summer Tour EP 2009” CD
9 / from “Early Discography” CASETTE
10 / from “VA - Title It Yourself” CASETTE
11, 12, 13 & 17 / bonus tracks from “What It Takes to Move Forward” CD/VINYL/CASETTE
14 / from our split with Football, etc. 7"
15 / from split with Into It. Over It. 7"
16 / from SXSW Promo 7”
18 / previously unreleased

US/ミシガンのKeith Latinen率いるエモーショナルギターバンド、Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate)の既に入手困難になっている音源多数のシングルス+レアトラックス。現存バンドながら90'sエモバンドの多くに在った商業臭の無い人間味溢れる不完全なギターロックの再現は彼らを中心にエモリヴァイバルムーブメントを呼び起こしており、繊細で内向するサウンドタイプ、アルバム以外の音源にも惜しげもなく多くの名曲を投下するDIYインディーロックの特性、なによりも無心で曲に聴き浸ってしまう魅力こそバンドのスペックの高さを物語っている。18曲/70分以上収録の現時点のバンドを総括し得る名曲集。

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