"Countless surprise twists and turns... Considering the tender ages of the band members and the unimpeachable pedigree of their influences, it seems likely enough that their next release will be even better"
"Ten precious pop songs... Hands clap along behind arching falsetto choruses while keyboards bounce beside superbly sparse drums"
"A robust, energetic amalgamation of impeccable pop influences"
"Enough songwriting smarts to match their undeniable enthusiasm... a performance that'll make their heroes accept them as peers"
released 17 October 2002
(Canada, USA, Japan)
Jason Nunes: singing, guitar, piano, organ
Darcy Rego: singing, drums, percussion, harmonica
Michael Small: bass
Andrew Scott: trumpet, trombone, banjo, flute
Davina Thomson: clarinet
Stephen Pitkin: piano on 6 & 10
Produced by Stephen Pitkin (Feb-May 2002)
except "Margaret" prod. by Chris Hegge (June 2001)
Mastered by Joao Carvalho
Additional edits by Greg O'Shea
Recording equipment borrowed from Lurch, Andrew Rucklidge, Gaven Dianda, and Tyler Stewart
Cover photo by Heather MacEachern
Click song titles for lyrics, info and musician credits
Alex Adebajo, Dave Bookman, Laura Borealis, Amanda Burt, Linda Bush, Heather Campbell, Joao Carvalho, Gotz Dapp, Matt Davies, Gaven Dianda, Doots, Joe Dos Anjos, Leanne Dunic, Ewan Exall, Zach Feldberg, Annie Frantowski, Ryan Fukunaga, Emily Gibson, Rick Gomes, Dan Haslett, Shaun Hatton, Joanne Huffa, Angela Hysen, Craig Laskey, Grant Lawrence, Diana Markulin, John Nunes, John Osborne, Chad Paulson, Kris Piotrowski, Blair Purda, Ben Reynolds, Renee Roberts, C.A. Smith, Tyler Stewart, Davina Thomson, Eric Warner, Mike White, and all of our friends and family