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Everything Goes Numb

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Download links and information about Everything Goes Numb by Streetlight Manifesto. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 55:03 minutes.

Artist: Streetlight Manifesto
Release date: 2003
Genre: Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 55:03
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Everything Went Numb 3:29
2. That'll Be the Day 4:42
3. Point/Counterpoint 5:27
4. If and When We Rise Again 4:19
5. A Better Place, A Better Time 6:28
6. We Are the Few 4:56
7. Failing, Flailing 5:28
8. Here's to Life 4:41
9. A Moment of Silence 5:13
10. A Moment of Violence 2:00
11. The Saddest Song 3:18
12. The Big Sleep 5:02

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Streetlight Manifesto's competent, lively ska-punk debut sets jittery, usually very rapid tunes to singer/guitarist Tomas Kalnoky's ultra-fast vocals. (Kalnoky also wrote all of the material and produced the record.) It's much like hearing a hardcore punk singer supported by much cheerier melodies and varied rhythms than most hardcore punk bands could muster. The lyrics, too, aren't too far afield from hardcore, with their breathless narrative thrust and pumped-up vibes of prickly despair, uncertainty, assertion of individual identity against the odds, and fleeting images of violence. In truth, the actual lyrics Kalnoky's singing are, for the above reasons, often no easier to decipher than those heard on many hardcore punk records, though they're much less grating on the ear. And though they're helpfully printed in the sleeve, he's prone to jamming many words into very little time, so that some of them have to be reproduced in such small print that they're difficult to read. The band does prove itself able to concoct a variety of rhythms and arrangements within the ska-punk format, the accelerations and decelerations adding some drama, the horns adding some spy movie-like creepiness at times, and the frequent use of minor keys distinguishing Streetlight Manifesto melodically from some of the group's competition.