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12 Desperate Straight Lines


Download links and information about 12 Desperate Straight Lines by Telekinesis. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 32:31 minutes.

Artist: Telekinesis
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 32:31
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No. Title Length
1. You Turn Clear In the Sun 3:22
2. Please Ask for Help 2:43
3. 50 Ways 3:30
4. I Cannot Love You 2:01
5. Dirty Thing 2:22
6. Car Crash 2:40
7. Palm of Your Hand 1:28
8. I Got You 2:49
9. Fever Chill 2:51
10. Country Lane 2:34
11. Patterns 2:32
12. Gotta Get It Right Now 3:39



If you fell for Telekinesis’ infectious debut, prepare to swoon again. Sticking to what he does best, songwriter and one-man-band Michael Benjamin Lerner, along with producer Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie), delivers a dozen energetic pop gems in just over 30 minutes. Though there’s not a bad song here, “Please Ask for Help,” “Dirty Thing,” “Car Crash,” and “Gotta Get It Right Now” best represent the album — rapid drumbeats, sunny harmonies, fuzzy bass, and loads of ringing power chords delivered with unquenchable urgency. This album is noisier and grittier than his debut but still focused on brief bursts of fun, dance-around-the-room power pop. The direct, heartfelt lyrics mainly deal with dysfunctional romance yet the catchy hooks and upbeat choruses come across as cathartic release rather than a mope-fest. 12 Desperate Straight Lines is a straightforward, no-frills winner.