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The Magic of Youth


Download links and information about The Magic of Youth by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Punk, Reggae, Ska, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 36:13 minutes.

Artist: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Punk, Reggae, Ska, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 36:13
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No. Title Length
1. The Daylights 2:21
2. Like a Shotgun 3:15
3. Disappearing 3:26
4. Sunday Afternoons on Wisdom Ave 3:36
5. They Will Need Music 3:45
6. The Package Store Petition 3:12
7. The Horse Shoe and the Rabbits Foot 3:57
8. The Magic of Youth 3:10
9. The Upper Hand 3:16
10. The Ballad of Candlepin Paul 3:24
11. Open and Honest 2:51



Like fried chicken and waffles, nobody expected third-wave ska and gargantuan heavy metal guitars to go so well together. With its ninth studio album, the Boston octet proves its music has the shelf life of a Twinkie. The first cut, “The Daylight,” opens on crunchy post-grunge guitar distortion, gang vocals, and wall-to-wall brass. That wide-angle horn section takes a more prominent role in the catchy “Like a Shotgun” before singer Dicky Barrett offers rough, whispery inflections in “Disappearing,” sounding a little like Social Distortion's Mike Ness. If you’re looking for more traditional ska rhythms, check out the upbeat “Sunday Afternoons on Wisdom Ave.,” which bounces with all the pick-it-up/pick-it-up gusto of early-'90s Orange County, Calif. Another album standout surfaces in “The Upper Hand,” a Clash-flavored number boasting stellar bass parts by Joe Gittleman.