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Damn fine demos


This Labor Day weekend brought me back on a Damnwells kick. It made me realize that I had forgotten some great music: demos, unreleased, and otherwise rare material from The Damnwells. Studio tracks can introduce you to a good band; demos and unreleased songs point out the truly great ones.

It's true, pause for a moment and consider: while stuff from the studio exudes a more polished and oftentimes over-produced quality, demos and other long-buried songs showcase a raw, passionate and powerful sound, one with a life all its own. Sorry to wax poetic, but many of my favorite tracks from my favorite bands cannot be found on a major CD release. Back to these particular demos, I prefer to ....

From 'Sell the Lie'
6:43 a.m. Monday 7th September 2009 EST
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