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No Other Option

by Alex Wilson

The fourth solo album from Austin, Texas artist Alex Wilson
Genre: Rock: Progressive Rock
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1. Banzai
6:00 album only
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2. Freefall
3:56 album only
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3. Stage 5: Happily Ever for a While
5:28 album only
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4. Stage 3: No Other Option
4:16 album only
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5. Eskimo Brother
4:30 album only
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6. Stage 4: It Should Have Happened by Now
5:39 $0.99
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7. Thoughts and Prayers
9:16 album only
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8. Stage 2: This Is What You Wanted
6:02 $0.99
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9. Wilted Petals
5:59 album only
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10. The Strength II
6:26 album only
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11. Stage 1: Jolene
4:31 album only
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12. Keep Breathing
6:40 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
An album of love and pain, of desperation and determination, of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The fourth solo album from bass player/songwriter Alex Wilson chronicles a year's emotional and geographical journey as he left the aftermath of a crushing breakup and relocated from California's North Bay to the live music capital of the world, Austin, Texas.
This album also finds Alex discovering "what sounds like me". Bass-prominent funk grooves backed by live drums and distorted 808s, heavy metal guitars supported by synth pads and sequencers, any single song pulling influences from Prince, Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, and Pantera.
Alex Wilson-Vocals, Guitars, Basses, Drum programming, Synths, Saxophone
Michael Boyd-Guitar solos on "Thoughts and Prayers"
Miles Boyd-Vocals on "Thoughts and Prayers"
Acknowledgements and apologies to:
NorCal Skydiving, Gojira, Mastodon, Tool, Pink Floyd, Daniel Dyer, Alan Parsons, Bernard Purdie, Tony Levin, Joe Satriani, Metallica, Trent Reznor, Prince, John Williams, Larry Graham, Daft Punk, The Tubes, Verite, Marian Hill, Stanley Clarke, Ben Greenberg, Roger Waters, Michael Boyd, Miles Boyd, Amy Boyd, The Police, Childish Gambino, Bootsy Collins, Hans Zimmer, John Carpenter, George Martin, Morgan Hamilton-Lee, Peter Gabriel, Mike Portnoy, Dolly Parton, Steve Hackett, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Windsor High Music Department, Dr. Mitchell Thomas, and always my Mother and Father.

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