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Denison Marrs
Denison Marrs



Artist Info: Discography
Album length: 10 tracks: 42 minutes
Street Date: October 26, 2004


With a couple of indie releases and a debut on Floodgate Records under their collective belt, Denison Marrs returns with a self-titled sophomore effort that is not much different from previous ventures, but relies more heavily on an indie rock edge.

While This Is the New Now had more of a layered, emotional feel, Denison Marrs' latest is much edgier and stripped down. It is the kind of music you would expect to hear from a coffee house band, except more rock-driven. Definitely original and done very well, but after ten tracks, it seems to get a bit repetitious. And though each track has its own distinctions, they seem to run together. Eric Collins' signature vocals keep this disc rolling, however. Denison Marrs has always been a group of finely crafted musicians, but Collins' vocals are the backbone of everything this band is.

Lyrically, themes of God are common, as well as a plethora of others. Rarely are issues ever discussed in depth, but that does not keep this from being a well-written disc. The guys have always had a knack for lyrical content, and it really shows on this, their latest release.

Denison Marrs faithfuls will not be disappointed. Perhaps they're a bit taken aback by some apparent changes, but nothing earth-shattering has occurred since This Is the New Now hit the shelves a few years ago. If you are a fan of indie rock and have not yet heard this under-appreciated band, be sure to check them out.

- Review date: 11/29/04, written by Josh Taylor



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. Artist Info: Discography
. Record Label: Floodgate Records
. Album length: 10 tracks, 42 minutes
. Street Date: October 26, 2004
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  1. Disappear
  2. Last Hope
  3. Moving Slowly
  4. Dancing Over Me
  5. The Right Time
  6. Burn Bright
  7. You Are Everything
  8. Secret Sinners
  9. War Against Unlove
  10. Goodbye...Farewell
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