A Cautionary Tale

by The Pauses

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Jiin Cruz
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Jiin Cruz This album is all over the place, and I'm following it willingly. Cool garage rock sound, piano music, paced electronic pop, acoustic chords, all carried by the cool vocal melodies of Tierney Tough. This album is somehow ridiculously eclectic without being at all confusing. I guess my takeaway is that style is really that important, and is bigger than genre -- these people wrap their broad spectrum of sound in a tightly woven vision, writing songs without a single wasted measure.
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Michael Beaver "A world where guitars are BFFs with synthesizers, horns, bells, and ukuleles"

Also don't miss the best slow-motion-inverted-archery-synchronized-to-music video I've ever seen, vimeo.com/19590103 Favorite track: Go North.
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Tierney Tough - Vocals, Rhodes, Bass
Jason Kupfer - Guitar, Piano, Electronics, Ukulele, Footbells
Nathan Chase - Drums, Percussion

Produced, Engineered, & Mixed by J. Robbins at Magpie Cage.
Additional Engineering by Steven Wright, Jason Kupfer, & Brooks Harlan.
Supplementary Recording at Wright Way Studios.
Mastered by TJ Lipple at Inner Ear Studios.
Artwork and Design by Travis Lampe.

All songs by The Pauses, except Tonight You Belong To Me originally composed by Billy Rose and Lee David.

Additional Instrumentation:
BG vocals on "Go North" & "Beyond Bianca" by Janet Morgan.
Flugelhorn on "Go North" and Cornet on "Tonight You Belong To Me" by Ron Rolling.
Bg vocals on "Pull the Pin" by J. Robbins, Jason Kupfer, & Nathan Chase.
BG vocals on "The Leap Year" by Brooks Harlan.
Cello on "Hands Up", "Little Kids", & "Tonight You Belong To Me" by Gordon Withers.
Vocals on "Tonight You Belong To Me" by Dan Scheuerman.
Whistling on "Tonight You Belong To Me" by J. Robbins.

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released March 8, 2011

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Track Name: The Leap Year
Pick it up
The pace too slow
Say it now
Say what you know
Who knows when there weren't days we didn't move
and feel
Rewind the time

We're not in love
We're just comparing

So don't wait for my mistake
Because I won't wait for your mistake

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