Thursday, January 3, 2008

Tommy Keene: Ten Years After CD


If you like Power Pop no one does it better than Tommy Keene! Too bad this dude never got the reognition he deserves. Saw him a while back and he rocked the roof off the the sucker!
Ten Years After contains thirteen numbers fitting nicely between melodic Pop and energetic Rock - all driven by Tommy Keene's guitar work. If Keene had two brothers, they might well be Bill Lloyd and Matthew Sweet. Ten Years After isn't interchangeable with the albums of Lloyd or Sweet, but fairly close. The energy of fuzz-guitar rockers such as "Going Out Again" and "Turning On Blue" is intense. Keene weaves catchy lyrics and hum-along melodies (Today And Tomorrow, On The Runway) into well-crafted Pop jingles. Whether attacking the guitar with vigor (Compromise), or gently strumming the strings (Silent Town), his playing is arousing. The band can rock hard, lay down jangling guitar harmonies (Your Heart Beats Alone, Good Thing Going, Before The Lights Go Down), and add convincing touches of country (If You're Getting Married Tonight).

1. Going Out Again
2. Turning on Blue
3. Today and Tomorrow
4. Your Heart Beats Alone
5. If You're Getting Married Tonight
6. On the Runway
7. We Started over Again
8. Silent Town
9. Good Thing Going
10. Compromise
11. You Can't Wait for Time
12. Before the Lights Go Down
13. It's Not True

19MB, WMA, 42 Minutes

http://rapidshare.com/files/81000876/Tommy_Keene_Ten_Years_After.rar

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I've been collecting live music from various sources since the mid to late 70's. Radio shows, TV broadcasts, radio show pre-FM CD's and vinyl LP's and some trades. Most of the shows posted here, I recorded and ripped myself. I always had top of the line stereo equipment and cassette and open reel recorders for those on air broadcasts.

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