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Pin Points and Gin Joints


Download links and information about Pin Points and Gin Joints by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 48:23 minutes.

Artist: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative
Tracks: 14
Duration: 48:23
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No. Title Length
1. Graffiti Worth Reading 2:43
2. Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah 2:21
3. The Route That I Took 3:03
4. You Left Right? 3:42
5. Too Many Stars 2:25
6. Your Life 3:36
7. I Wrote It 3:37
8. Not to Me On That Night 3:18
9. Wasted Summers 3:18
10. Sister Mary 3:31
11. It Will Be 3:22
12. The Death Valley Vipers 4:15
13. The Bricklayer's Story 2:50
14. A Pretty Sad Excuse 6:22



After a seven-year break, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones returned to the public eye with 2009’s Pin Points and Gin Joints. The time away obviously re-energized and refocused the band; this album finds them doing what they do best, but with more muscle and confidence than they had in their younger days. Where the band used to deliver their manic styles in tandem—with wiry ska sections usually giving way to explosive rock choruses—the elements are more integrated here, as the band’s tightly knit ska rhythms are beefed up, giving them a new cohesion and steady drive. The album opens with a momentous triple punch: “Graffiti Worth Reading” into “Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah” into “The Route That I Took.” The Bosstones hadn't lost their edge, but the songs now boasted a rootsy, organic feel, highlighted by the organ playing of John Goetchius. The band could still turn in the roaring pop-punk of “I Wrote It,” “Wasted Summers,” and “Too Many Stars,” but as they aged, they seemed more and more comfortable on subtle and introspective songs, like “A Pretty Sad Excuse.”