Since September 2010, this blog has recorded the journey of this middle-aged man as I attempt to listen to all the music in my CD collection. CDs revisited in their entirety from start to finish - no skipping tracks, no shuffle. CDs only - no vinyl, no tapes, no downloads. And just as CD technology (and the album format itself) becomes obsolete. I'm no music critic, just a music junkie with too much time on my hands.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Let's Face It (1997)


"LET'S GET IT OVER WITH" WEEK (OCTOBER 15-21, 2012)


Sure, the above meme will be dated soon (if it isn't already dated), but, unlike this album of ska-punk mess, 2 Tone doesn't sound dated at all.  Even though this album is only 33 minutes long, I get tired of it very quickly.

Peak on the US Billboard Top 200 chart: #27 (July 12, 1997)

Tracks: It's not all bad.  The tolerable songs are Royal Oil and The Impression That I Get.

Personal Memory Associated with this CD: One of the high school bands I worked with played a decent arrangement of The Impression I Get in the stands at football games.  I had never heard the original, so when I saw this in a used bin, I took a chance.  Sure enough, it's by far the best track on the album.

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