Days of the New

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hailing from Louisville, KY, via Charlestown, IN, Days of the New is a teenage alt-rock quartet that slams out heavy, post-grunge rock with the force of a group twice its age. Frontman Travis Meeks was only 17 at the time the group recorded its eponymous debut, but his songs aren't light, naïve things -- they are laden with heavy meanings and throttling chords. Occasionally, Meeks reaches too hard -- every so often, his vocals and lyrics strain to hit their mark -- but he shows promise, and he's backed with a band that can hammer away such slight flaws. Days of the New isn't a perfect album, but its best moments prove that teenagers can rock as hard, and with as...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hailing from Louisville, KY, via Charlestown, IN, Days of the New is a teenage alt-rock quartet that slams out heavy, post-grunge rock with the force of a group twice its age. Frontman Travis Meeks was only 17 at the time the group recorded its eponymous debut, but his songs aren't light, naïve things -- they are laden with heavy meanings and throttling chords. Occasionally, Meeks reaches too hard -- every so often, his vocals and lyrics strain to hit their mark -- but he shows promise, and he's backed with a band that can hammer away such slight flaws. Days of the New isn't a perfect album, but its best moments prove that teenagers can rock as hard, and with as much purpose, as adults.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/3/1997
  • Label: Fontana Geffen
  • UPC: 607703000421
  • Catalog Number: 30004
  • Sales rank: 5,077

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Shelf in the Room (4:44)
  2. 2 Touch, Peel and Stand (4:57)
  3. 3 Face of the Earth (5:17)
  4. 4 Solitude (4:11)
  5. 5 The Down Town (4:16)
  6. 6 What's Left for Me? (5:27)
  7. 7 Freak (5:23)
  8. 8 Now (5:04)
  9. 9 Whimsical (6:01)
  10. 10 Where I Stand (5:39)
  11. 11 How Do You Know You? (5:33)
  12. 12 Cling (15:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Days of the New Primary Artist
Travis Meeks Guitar, Vocals
Todd Whitener Guitar
Matt Taul Drums
Jesse Vest Bass
Technical Credits
Bill Klatt Producer, Engineer
Scott Litt Producer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Chris Bilheimer Art Direction, Illustrations
Adam Green Digital Editing
Blair Wells Digital Editing
Travis Meeks Composer, Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Acoustic Rock

    If anyone out there is looking for straight forward raw acoustic sound this is the album. Travis Meeks is a genious when it comes to writing songs. And the videos are breath taking. By far the best ''unknowen'' group out there.

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