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Five For Fighting – America Town (2000) [Reissue 2003] {2.0 & 5.1} PS3 ISO + FLAC

Five For Fighting – America Town (2000) [Reissue 2003] {2.0 & 5.1}
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD 2.0 & DST64 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 42:59 minutes | Scans included | 3,83 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | 43:31 mins | Scans | 987 MB
Genre: Rock

Here’s the matching folio to the second album from LA native John Ondrasik, who named his band after a hockey penalty, and whose voice the All Music Guide likens to Eddie Vedder singing a lullaby. Contains all 12 lyrically-rich tunes, including the mega-hit “Superman (It’s Not Easy)”.

A clean and bright effort that delivers some heavy themes, America Town is a very American-sounding album: drifting from song to song is like driving through the Midwest from town to town, each town offering its own stories, not all of which are happy. Singer/songwriter John Ondrasik tackles topics like suicide on “Easy Tonight” and the desire to belong (“Superman”, which became an anthem for post-9/11 Americans one year after the album’s release) but still manages to see the silver lining in the areas of family (“Easy Tonight”) and idolatry (“Michael Jordan”). The songs are sung in a fragile growl, a little like Eddie Vedder singing a lullaby, and backed with some very straightforward acoustic guitar and piano-led rock. The focus is clearly on the lyrics, which are well written and effectively sung.

01. Easy Tonight
02. Bloody Mary (A Note On Apathy)
03. Superman (It’s Not Easy)
04. America Town
05. Something About You
06. Jainy
07. Michael Jordan
08. Out Of Love
09. The Last Great American
10. Love Song
11. Boat Parade
12. Alright



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