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Sixty-Grit Sandpaper and Other Delights

by Cone of Silence

Acerbic, intelligent power pop with more hooks than a tackle box
Genre: Pop: Power Pop
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1. Sixty-Grit Sandpaper
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2. Cliche No. 10
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3. Venus Flytrap
4:04 $0.99
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4. Arabella & Eloise
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5. I'm Alright, Jack
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6. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Science
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7. Actors with Guitars
3:56 $0.99
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8. Vlad the Impaler
4:30 $0.99
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9. Falling Apart (A Deeper Shade of Doubt)
4:40 $0.99
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10. I'm Not Paying Attention
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11. Richard Nixon...
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
With the release of the long-awaited "Sixty-Grit Sandpaper and Other Delights," Cone of Silence has returned triumphantly to the power pop world! Vue Magazine's reaction to the album, a simple haiku, reflects much of the critical acclaim accorded the new disc:

"Pure Pop Genius
Really, It's Embarrassing
Just How Good They Are"

High praise indeed! With comparisons ranging from that of The Pursuit of Happiness and Odds, to The Who and even Cake, it's clear that as folks try to put a label on the Cones, "Sixty-Grit" definitely treads its own sonic ground.
After playing a number of dates in Edmonton (including a show at the venerable Sidetrack Cafe recorded by CBC), Cone of Silence is looking forward to playing the International Pop Overthrow in Vancouver at the end of the summer of 2006, Mark Sander and Pat Strain both have new songs at the ready to be recorded.

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James

Really enjoyed this edgy, guitar-driven pop. Cool harmonies.
I really like this album. Upbeat power pop with a message and some maturity. Highlights: Actors with Guitars is groovy but extremely pointed; Falling Apart is dark, bluesy and compelling; Richard Nixon is catchy with intelligence (and a great trumpet part); the hidden track is an honest, heartfelt accoustic number.
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