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The Meat of Life (Bonus Track Version)


Download links and information about The Meat of Life (Bonus Track Version) by Clem Snide. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 47:06 minutes.

Artist: Clem Snide
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 47:06
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No. Title Length
1. Walmart Parking Lot 2:35
2. Denise 3:28
3. The Meat of Life 4:20
4. I Got High 4:21
5. Denver 3:45
6. Forgive Me, Love 4:28
7. Stoney 3:18
8. BFF 1:58
9. Please 2:24
10. Song for Mary 4:22
11. With Nothing Much To Show of It 4:57
12. Anita 3:43
13. Star of David (Bonus Track) 3:27



Clem Snide’s singer-songwriter Eef Barzelay writes songs that on the surface come across as, well, snide. But beyond the lyrics that often use humor where others place pathos, the songs often settle on a late-night countrified rock that sounds like it took place a few decades ago. After a brief “solo” career with 2008’s Lose Big, Barzelay went back to recording as Clem Snide. Roy Agee’s trombone, Carole Rabinowitz’s cello and Tony Crow’s keyboards add extra textures to the tunes while the band’s official core — Barzelay, bassist Brendan Fitzpatrick and drummer Ben Martin — stay the course that's made Clem Snide one of the most reliably melodic bands of the ‘90s and ‘00s. “Denise,” “The Meat of Life” and “Forgive Me, Love” sound like a man coming to terms with his own sagging spirit with just enough gusto to make it to the finish line. “I Got High” clicks with a soft-rock harmony to comfort a more innocent age. “Denver” and “Please” are lonesome tunes. “Walmart Parking Lot” and “BFF” kick up the tempo. There aren’t many surprises, but the consistency is here for those who enjoy a well-turned guitar lick and a pleasant shuffle.