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All Music Guide - Paula Carino
On their sixth studio album, the California ska-rockers have stripped down their sound, excising a few horns here and there, but retaining the buoyant feel of their previous work. And while the blue beat emerges on almost every track, the songs explode far beyond the simple upstroke-upstroke aesthetic. "Hope Is a Butterfly, No Net Its Captor, She Beats Her Wings and Softly Sings of Summer Scent and Children's Laughter (Virus of Silence)" is as multifaceted a musical suite as the name suggests, reeling from proggy bombast to concise, pop-punk emoting to snaky reggae. "Bring Our Children Home or Everything Is Nothing" is a similarly complex vortex of sound that meshes ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Paula Carino
On their sixth studio album, the California ska-rockers have stripped down their sound, excising a few horns here and there, but retaining the buoyant feel of their previous work. And while the blue beat emerges on almost every track, the songs explode far beyond the simple upstroke-upstroke aesthetic. "Hope Is a Butterfly, No Net Its Captor, She Beats Her Wings and Softly Sings of Summer Scent and Children's Laughter (Virus of Silence)" is as multifaceted a musical suite as the name suggests, reeling from proggy bombast to concise, pop-punk emoting to snaky reggae. "Bring Our Children Home or Everything Is Nothing" is a similarly complex vortex of sound that meshes galloping punk with Latin rhythms, driven by the prodigious drumming of Chris Tsagakis. The exploratory writing hits more than misses, on a set of songs that shiver with wit and moxie.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/21/2009
  • Label: Sargent House
  • UPC: 613481019708
  • Catalog Number: 1970
  • Sales rank: 15,817

Album Credits

Performance Credits
RX Bandits Primary Artist
Nat Love Horn
Chris Tsagakis Percussion, Drums
Steve Choi Synthesizer, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer Guitar
Matthew Embree Guitar, Vocals
Phillip Peterson Strings
Steve White Horn
Nat Love Horn
Joe Troy Vocals
Technical Credits
Richard Mouser Arranger
Chris Fudurich Producer, Audio Production
RX Bandits Composer
Pete Lyman Mastering
Sonny Kay Artwork
Matthew Embree Composer
Phillip Peterson Arranger
Joe Troy Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Album

    If you love any other Rx Bandits album, you will love this album. A must buy.

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