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All The Stars and Boulevards
Augustana
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Reviewed: 9/11/2005 by Chad


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The debut album from the four piece rock band from Los Angeles combines guitar rock with piano driven ballads, creating a sonic mixture that is not only refreshing, but extremely addictive. The albums opening track “Mayfield” will immediately remind fans of early Radiohead, or Remy Zero. Also notable is the albums first single “Stars and Boulevards” as well as the upbeat “Feel Fine”. The only major disappointment of this record is the track “Boston” which if never before heard may seem like a decent track, but to long time fans who heard earlier versions of this song, the song is nothing compared to what it was. Undoubtedly, producer Brendan O’Brien tried to leave his own finger print on this track be speeding up the tempo, and adding additional instruments, which subsequently destroyed the beauty and simplicity that this song initially had. Aside from their lapse in judgment on the previously mentioned track, “All The Stars and Boulevards” is worth picking up.

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