|1. Opera Singer|
|2. Meanwhile, Rick James...|
|3. Shadow Stabbing|
|4. Short Skirt/Long Jacket|
|5. Commissioning A Symphony In C|
|6. Arco Arena|
|7. Comfort Eagle|
|8. Long Line Of Cars|
|9. Love You Madly|
|10. Pretty Pink Ribbon|
|11. World Of Two|
Let me also say how much I enjoy the short intermission type track that is "Arco Arena". I find myself listening to it several times over each time I listen through the album. Truly a little gem.
Anyways, the point is that this is a great album. People who have enjoyed Cake for years now will undoubtably like it because a lot of the sound is similiar, but those who haven't checked out Cake before, or think they haven't liked what they've heard, I urge you to check again. There is something here for everyone.
At any rate, the instrumentals on this album rock. The harmonies are tight, as always. Get it.
Anyone know when we'll see another Cake album?
the band sounds ultra-cool,the choppy retro guitar, tight synth-like drum. heaping loads of vintage keyboards (MOOG's rule!) the steady, bouncing ball style of bass, i mean who could resist!
lyrically, this band reminds me of TMBG(They Might Be Giants) quirky lyrics about love,(love you madly, obviously!)anything off the top of their heads(opera singer) completely morbid and/or macabre topics but meanwhile remaining able to sound upbeat and poppy(pretty pink ribbon)the music biz(comfort eagle)and Complete nonsense(meanwhile Rick James...)
all i have to say is BUY IT!
Love the tounge in cheek sarcasm and really downright funny lyrics. Ever think about the true meaning of the lyrics "Sheep go to heaven/Goats go to hell"?
This maybe true to an extent. But overall, in this ... Read more