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Album Review: Timbuk 3 - Greetings From Timbuk 3 (1986) ***** Answered

Timbuk 3 - Greetings From Timbuk 3 (1986)
NachoMahma's Rating: *****

Pat MacDonald - acoustic, electric, bass and MIDI guitars, harmonica, vocals, drum programming
Barbara K. MacDonald - electric guitar, mandolin, violin, rhythm programming, vocals

10 Tracks, total time 37:03
01 - The Future So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades (3:24)
02 - Life Is Hard (4:12)
03 - Hairstyles And Attitudes (2:53)
04 - Facts About Cats (3:22)
05 - I Need You (3:59)
06 - Just Another Movie (4:15)
07 - Friction (3:46)
08 - Cheap Black & White (2:55)
09 - Shame On You (5:09)
10 - I Love You In The Strangest Way (3:03)

Timbuk 3's debut album is quirky, to say the least, but I love it. I think it's the harmonica that does it for me, but the lyrics are exceptional, also.
Many of you may remember the opening cut from all the radio play it got (their only song to make the charts), but that's not the only gem here. I give all ten tracks five stars, even "Facts About Cats."

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randofo (author)2007-12-29

"Frankly, I'm suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue. Scott Adams (1957 - )"

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NachoMahma (author)randofo2007-12-29

. What's so complicated about enjoying music? You either like it or you don't. In this case, I like it a lot. ;)

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