Nation of Ulysses - Plays Pretty for Baby
 

Discordant, repetitive, abrasive, jarring - Plays Pretty for Baby fits no single description. The Nation of Ulysses is a truly unique listening experience. A mixture of punk, noise, jazz, and garage rock, these explosive songs not only convey the Nation's revolutionary message, but a certain energy that is very rare among bands now. Complete with two guitars and unpredictable drumming by James Canty, the band's chaotic sound all comes together with Ian Svenonious's yelled vocals and blurted trumpet interludes. The Nation seemed to be intent on creating a revolution, and to a certain extent, they did. While no overthrow of adult society or whatever they were preaching, N.O.U. managed to come up with an explosive new musical formula that hasn't been successfully copied by another band yet.

   
 
 
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Tracks:
1. N-Sub Ulysses
2. Comment on Ritual
3. Hickey Underworld
4. Perpetual Motion Machine
5. N.O.U. Future Vision Hypothesis
6. 50,000 Watts of Goodwill
7. Maniac Dragstrip
8. Last Train to Cool
9. Shakedown
10. Mockingbird, Yeah!
11. Depression III
12. S.S. Exploder
13. Kingdom of Heaven Must Be Taken by Storm
14. Sound of Jazz to Come
15. N.O.U.S.P.T.D.A.
16. Presidents of Vice

Written by: Tosh

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