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Stand-ins For Decibels: A Tribute To The Db's

by Various Artists

The db's stretched the boundaries of the three-minute pop song to their limits, while never abandoning the pure-pop ethic... north carolina's gift to 80s rock, they were one of those smart, trendy, talented bands that critics love
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1. Neverland - Bill Lloyd
Bill LLoyd
3:07 album only
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2. Cycles Per Second - Lisa Mychols
Lisa Mychols
3:55 album only
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3. If and When - Spike Priggen
Spike Priggen
3:00 album only
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4. Dynamite - Don Dixon
Don Dixon
3:23 album only
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5. Storm Warning - the Mello Cads
The Mello Cads
2:30 album only
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6. Working For Somebody Else - Cockeyed Ghost & Evie Sands
Cockeyed Ghost & Evie Sands
3:52 album only
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7. White Train - Last Train Home
Last Train Home
4:05 album only
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8. Moving in Your Sleep - Steve Almaas & Ali Smith
Steve Almaas & Ali Smith
4:34 album only
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9. Lonely Is (as Lonely Does) - Jill Olson
Jill Olson
3:25 album only
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10. Ask For Jill - the Swivel Chairs
The Swivel Chairs
3:21 album only
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11. Think Too Hard - the Hanging Chads
The Hanging Chads
2:40 album only
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12. Death Garage - Noel Coward's Ghost
Noel Coward's Ghost
4:27 album only
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13. Nothing Is Wrong - Brown Mountain Lights
Brown Mountain Lights
2:45 album only
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14. Big Brown Eyes - Aaron Spade & the Big Digs
Aaron Spade & The Big Digs
1:55 album only
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15. Amplifier - Matt Keating
Matt Keating
3:18 album only
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16. From a Window - the Milroys
The Milroys
4:04 album only
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17. I Feel Good (today) - Bobby Sutliff
Bobby Sutliff
4:34 album only
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18. Molly Says - Tim Lee
Tim Lee
2:36 album only
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19. I Lie - Ray Mason
Ray Mason
4:00 album only
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20. On the Battlefront - Francine
Francine
3:27 album only
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21. She Got Soul - the Injured Parties
The Injured Parties
2:52 album only
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22. Love Is For Lovers - the Anthony Wayne Sound
The Anthony Wayne Sound
3:44 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The original dB's (singer/guitarists Peter Holsapple and
Chris Stamey, drummer Will Rigby, bassist Gene Holder),
native North Carolinians transplanted to NYC who were at
the vanguard of the jangle-pop movement of the late-'70s and '80s

Since the dB's initial years together, Holsapple played with R.E.M. and now tours with Hootie & the Blowfish. Rigby drums for Steve Earle's group, and Holder has a studio career in New York/New Jersey. Stamey issues albums as a solo artist (recently in collaboration with
Yo La Tengo) and produced such acts as Ryan Adams, Caitlin Cary, Alejandro Escovedo , and Tift Merritt in his studio in Chapel Hill, N.C

Paisley Pop is proud to release a tribute to this great act featuring 22 terrific pop bands from across the USA performing their renditions of dB's classics including Big Brown Eyes, Ask For Jill, Neverland, Amplifier, and more.

The Hanging Chads' version of "Think Too Hard" is a rare recorded collaboration between Jamie Hoover (The Spongetones), Don Dixon (R.E.M. and Smithereens producer),
Bill Lloyd (Foster & Lloyd), and Robert Crenshaw (Marshall Crenshaw drummer and brother).

The Anthony Wayne Sound includes Dennis Diken of the Smithereens and dB's album LIKE THIS producer Chris Butler.

Probyn Gregory of the Mello Cads (and Wondermints) also plays with the Brian Wilson band.

This album will appeal to fans Of:
the dB's, R.E.M., Big Star, The New Pornographers,
Fountains of Wayne, Yo La Tengo, Chris Stamey,
The Continental Drifters, 80's college radio

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