American Music Club
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Sometimes moody, sometimes upbeat, alternative pop. (neal)
Most recent release, The Mercury Band Demos April 1992—2008 (2008)
I'm put in mind of Morrissey and Bryan Ferry. (neal)
The perfect rainy day music, excruciatingly honest, occasionally funny, always intense. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vudi, Mark Eitzel, Dan Pearson, Mike Simms, Bruce Kaphan
A slow seductive album. I never notice it on first listen, but find it oddly compelling after it's played a few times. It seems almost chilly and aloof, but then an intensity and moodiness sneak out. There are fast songs too, but the slow ones seem to make the biggest impression. It also has a great cover! (neal)
Mark Eitzel and company's first major-label release, but no sell-out here. (email@example.com)
Not a particularly good choice for a single but more than worth the $1.99 I paid for it. The biggest reason is the first of the three B-sides, "In My Role as the Most Hated Singer in the Local Underground Music Scene," which features Mark Eitzel at his tortured best and is every bit as good as its title. Yummy! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
American Music Club's version of "Goodbye To Love" is one of the high points of the disappointing Carpenters tribute album, If I Were a Carpenter. (neal)
Thanks to Neal Copperman for work on this entry.
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