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The Real Feel (Bonus Track Edition)


Download links and information about The Real Feel (Bonus Track Edition) by Spiral Stairs. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 50:39 minutes.

Artist: Spiral Stairs
Release date: 2009
Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 50:39
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No. Title Length
1. True Love 4:10
2. Call the Ceasefire 6:42
3. Cold Change 3:16
4. Subiaco Shuffle 5:19
5. Wharf Hand Blues 5:51
6. Maltese T 4:03
7. A Mighty Mighty Fall 4:55
8. Stolen Pills 2:26
9. The Real Feel 0:16
10. Blood Money 8:09
11. Ladies and Gentlemen 1:07
12. Did Anyone Ever Tell You You Are a 10,000 Maniacs Song 4:25



As the shadowy architect behind Pavement, lurking while singer Stephen Malkmus cranked up through sheer indifference the ironic slacker prince persona, Scott Kannberg (a.k.a. Spiral Stairs) was responsible for much of the band’s ramshackle sound. His post-punk roots displayed a great fandom for Mark E. Smith and the Fall. But this first Spiral Stairs solo album (previous post-Pavement work was released as Preston School of Industry) is a surprising mesh of styles many genres away from the sound of the mighty Pavement. “True Love” opens things with a rock star’s swagger. But much of the album has a country-rock tone. “Call the Ceasefire,” “Cold Change,” “A Mighty, Mighty Fall” and “Blood Money” are odd country-rock with their lagging western lopes complimenting Kannberg’s comforting drawl. “Wharf Hand Blues” shuffles with the rocker blues of Johnny Thunders, Chuck Prophet or Paul K. “Subiaco Shuffle” and “Stolen Pills” are more in line with expectations as they’re propelled by modern day garage rock and more discordant electric guitars with the raspy vocals to match.