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Welcome to the Infant Freebase

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
That the Soundtrack of Our Lives originally envisioned their debut LP as a 50-song box set speaks volumes about Welcome to the Infant Freebase's creativity and scope -- although the completed album contains a mere 20 tracks, the band's dark, dramatic reconfiguration of rock & roll's elemental forces nevertheless echoes the majesty and ambitions of classic albums past. Opening with the brilliant "Mantra Slider," a serpentine epic which, along with the "Let's Spend the Night Together"-rewrite "Blow My Cool," evokes the Stones' late-60s efforts, Welcome to the Infant Freebase goes on to recall everyone from the Doors to Pink Floyd to Led Zeppelin, reinvigorating even the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
That the Soundtrack of Our Lives originally envisioned their debut LP as a 50-song box set speaks volumes about Welcome to the Infant Freebase's creativity and scope -- although the completed album contains a mere 20 tracks, the band's dark, dramatic reconfiguration of rock & roll's elemental forces nevertheless echoes the majesty and ambitions of classic albums past. Opening with the brilliant "Mantra Slider," a serpentine epic which, along with the "Let's Spend the Night Together"-rewrite "Blow My Cool," evokes the Stones' late-60s efforts, Welcome to the Infant Freebase goes on to recall everyone from the Doors to Pink Floyd to Led Zeppelin, reinvigorating even the hoariest clichés while somehow managing to avoid the pitfalls of nostalgia; the key is that TSOOL never gives in to irony -- their affection for rock's traditions is genuine, and their desire to reinvent those traditions is pure.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/24/2010
  • Label: Ais
  • UPC: 639842595421
  • Catalog Number: 4259542
  • Sales rank: 205,903

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mantra Slider (6:38)
  2. 2 Firmament Vacation (A Soundtrack of Our Lives) (4:39)
  3. 3 Underground Indian (4:03)
  4. 4 Chromosome Layer (2:57)
  5. 5 Instant Repeater '99 (4:42)
  6. 6 Embryonic Rendezvous (4:12)
  7. 7 Four Ages, Pt. 2 (3:56)
  8. 8 Grand Canaria (2:49)
  9. 9 Endless Song (4:08)
  10. 10 Confrontation Camp (4:55)
  11. 11 Blow My Cool (2:31)
  12. 12 Senior Breakdown (0:27)
  13. 13 Bendover Babies (2:45)
  14. 14 The Homo Habilis Blues (3:00)
  15. 15 For Good (2:47)
  16. 16 Magic Muslims (2:30)
  17. 17 Rest in Piece (3:21)
  18. 18 Retro Man (5:31)
  19. 19 Theme from Hallo (1:28)
  20. 20 Legend in His Own Mind (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Soundtrack of Our Lives Primary Artist
Ake Karl Kalle Gustafsson Bass, Vocals, Band
Björn Olsson Guitar, Band
Ebbot Lundberg Vocals, Band
Martin Hederos Keyboards, Vocals, Band
Technical Credits
The Soundtrack of Our Lives Producer, Engineer, Cover Design
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