O.C. Supertones, "Supertones Strike Back" Review

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The O.C. Supertones
Supertones Strike Back



Artist Info: Discography
Album length: 12 tracks: 41 minutes, 28 seconds
Street Date: May, 1997


The Orange County Supertones have returned with their sophomore release, Supertones Strike Back. The disc starts off with the title track which is packed with a more aggressive feel than their debut. With louder, harder-driven guitars and deeper, more moody vocals they proclaim, "Protect your neck, Supertones strike back!" The gospel-filled lyrics you were introduced to in their debut are still there. Now seven guys: vocals, drums, bass, trumpet, tenor sax, guitar, and trombone, they hit harder than before. This is also evident in "Unite," "Unite! Ignite and spark a light to burn so bright the sight will blind the blind of this our modern time."

...Strike Back is one of the best ska albums available. If you're a fan of the genre, or even if you're not, check it this solid rock record.

- Written by John DiBiase, May 1997

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. Record Label: BEC Recordings
. Album length: 12 tracks, 41 minutes and 28 seconds
. Street Date: 1997
. Buy It: Amazon.com

  1. Supertones Strike Back
  2. Grace Flood
  3. Resolution
  4. Perseverance of the Saints
  5. Like no one else
  6. Louder than the Mob
  7. Unite
  8. Shut Up & Play
  9. Tonight
  10. Little Man
  11. Caught Inside
  12. So Great a Salvation
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