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Connections - Midnight Run

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Release Date:07/15/2016;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing of this 2016 release. Connections came out of Columbus, Ohio, at a rush, releasing two stellar LPs and several singles in their first year. They felt like the wind rushing through the open window of a car hurtling down the highway at 90 MPH. In the second year, they firmed up their sound and shook off...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Release Date:07/15/2016;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing of this 2016 release. Connections came out of Columbus, Ohio, at a rush, releasing two stellar LPs and several singles in their first year. They felt like the wind rushing through the open window of a car hurtling down the highway at 90 MPH. In the second year, they firmed up their sound and shook off some of the bedroom-lo-fi-Oh (as in Oh-hi-O) for the almost radio-friendly Into Sixes, which earned the band continued praise in Pitchfork, AVClub, Stereogum and more. And like the previous two records, Into Sixes wound up on a plethora of "Best Of" lists (Village Voice, Still Single, etc.) as well as on the pages of ESPN. Midnight Run kicks the murk of basement four-track recordings from the soles of the five members' collective shoes with the sound of two guitars that growl as if they are echoing out of the propellers of a B-12 bomber. After the gentle hiss for the opener "Raise Awareness," which echoes the early power pop of the Shoes or Cars played through a 1987 Mustang's tape-deck, "Month to Month" shatters the windshield as singers Kevin Elliott and Andy Hampel stand atop the chorus like they just conquered a Two-for-Tuesday slot on your local classic rock station. From there, the record rolls over the speakers with a great band getting greater, flexing sinewy guitar with Hampel's and Elliott's majestic melodies. From the continued sing-alongs of "Kate and Everyone Else" and "Chorus Got Laid" to the nervy-clappy twist of "Lisa" (chorus: "Lisa, you're so Lisa"), Midnight Run finds Connections matching a sound as big as their propensity for melodies.;Track List:1. Raise Awareness;2. Month 2 Month;3. Weapons;4. Kate;5. Most of Summer;6. Gross Lake;7. All in All;8. Keepers;9. Abcde;10. Too Late for Heartbreak;11. Oh Lisa;12. Moore's Nautilus;13. John from Cincinnati;14. Fourth

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