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Hum of the Motor

by Straw Dogs

From the driving grooves of "Pains of Arkansas" and "Blinds Me Again" to the sparse, piano-based "Wired," the record is rich with the Straw Dogs' trademark harmonies and carefully crafted pop-rock songs.
Genre: Rock: Americana
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1. All The Things
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2. Pains of Arkansas
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3. Truth to Every Night
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4. Blinds Me Again
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5. Last Exit
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6. When She Was Good
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7. Will It Be Enough?
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8. Who I Am
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9. Mostly Alone
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10. Only Living Here
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11. Wired
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Just this one road you need. A good long two-lane, arm out the window, foot to the floor and lying way back. Sun squints your eyes from the rear view. Hours ahead and more behind you. Hum of the Motor.

This new Straw Dogs record will get you there. The follow up to 2001's "Any Place At All," which found its way onto AAA and college radio, and landed the band four Billboard songwriting awards, first place in the KZOK (Seattle) talent contest, and an opening slot with Crash Test Dummies, "Hum of the Motor" is scheduled for release March 18, 2003.

"We've upped the ante," says David von Beck, the band's lead vocalist and guitarist, who co-wrote all of the new songs with guitarist Darren Smith. Smith also handles backing vocals, piano, and even some bass. "This record is fuller, more electric. We brought in Casey Miller on drums, Dan Tyack on pedal steel and some other great players, so it has added some depth to the Straw Dogs sound. The live shows are pumping along, with a full band rocking."

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Robert Lee Johnson -- The Guitar man

Love this music.,
Some Great Music on this CD. I love the Song, "Pains of Arkansas." I hear some Dobro in the background, very good Dobro that make the song sound so good.
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