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Velocity of Sound


Download links and information about Velocity of Sound by The Apples In Stereo. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 28:52 minutes.

Artist: The Apples In Stereo
Release date: 2002
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic
Tracks: 11
Duration: 28:52
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No. Title Length
1. Please 2:29
2. Rainfall 2:44
3. That's Something I Do 2:28
4. Do You Understand? 3:22
5. Where We Meet 2:52
6. Yore Days 2:03
7. Better Days 2:29
8. I Want 2:03
9. Mystery 3:10
10. Baroque 3:21
11. She's Telling Lies (Bryce's Mix) 1:51



Velocity of Sound lives up to its title. The album hurries past, a flurry of energetic beats and nasal vocals that suggest the Chipmunks on a caffeine buzz. Each song is tight and compressed; no superfluous notes slop out, and even the guitar solos seem whittled down to the minimum. With two new members in the band, the core of the Apples in Stereo remains Robert Schneider, whose lyrics possess a guileless charm. ("Your friends hate my guts," he cheerfully announces at the top of "That's Something I Do.") Even when promising that he has a dagger in his hand, on "Do You Understand?," the impact is earnest and innocent, like a kid hustling candy on Halloween. Retro touches lighten the weight of the snarling guitars, with loopy organ doodles on "Better Days" and a harmonic counterpoint on "Baroque" that harks all the way back to Harpers Bizarre. The result throughout Velocity of Sound is an impression of the Apples in Stereo as introductory ironists, non-threatening to kids and parents, accessible and enjoyable to all. ~ Robert L. Doerschuk, Rovi