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The Best Laid Plans

by Round About

"These mid-tempo pop compositions are classic in overall sound and approach. And they also have that amazing quality that makes you want to spin them over and over again...." - babysue.com
Genre: Pop: Pop/Rock
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1. Chasing You
3:12 $0.99
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2. Something's Missing
3:49 $0.99
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3. My Grand Designs
3:59 $0.99
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4. Hit or Miss
4:15 $0.99
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5. Odds and Ends
3:53 $0.99
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6. So Much More
3:45 $0.99
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7. Nothing Left to Say
4:19 $0.99
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8. Mystery
3:50 $0.99
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9. My Stubborn Pride
3:41 $0.99
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10. Allow Yourself to Fall
4:27 $0.99
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11. Forget Me Not
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Round About's second album The Best Laid Plans celebrates five years since the band's 2010 formation, highlighting what they do best. "This record is a bit poppier overall than our first one; I feel like these songs might have simpler foundations, but we've tried to dress them up a little more this time out," says primary singer and songwriter Patrick Garrity.

While the band's debut Hanging By A Thread (2012) showed the group forming their identity: part rock, part groove and lots of energy, Round About has always tried to fit as much variety as possible under their melodic pop umbrella, a trend which continues on The Best Laid Plans. Says Garrity, "This record very intentionally opens with some of the most upbeat stuff we've ever come up with," (referring to the pop pair Chasing You and Something's Missing). Also featured are some (typical for Garrity) tongue-in-cheek character sketches like My Grand Designs and So Much More, a hint of twang in the shuffle Mystery, and a memorable acoustic farewell in Forget Me Not. The album's title speaks to the primary lyrical theme which runs throughout, particularly in heavier fare such as the heartbreaking Hit or Miss and the powerful melancholy of Allow Yourself To Fall. To Garrity, "it just became clear these tunes all had a sense of 'almosts, might have beens, and just missed' to them."

Album Credits:

Patrick Garrity: Vocals, Rhythm Guitars
Aaron Lowenberger: Lead Guitars, Backing Vocals (Lead Vocals on "Odds and Ends")
Dave Mehring: Bass (Lead Vocals on "My Stubborn Pride")
Paul Nicholas: Drums

Featuring:
Mark Bower (Organ on "Chasing You" and Piano on "My Grand Designs")
Anand Varghese (Backing Vocals on "Chasing You" and "Hit or Miss")
Arch Alcantara (Electric Guitars on "Forget Me Not")


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