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Crazy World - Crazy World - 2005

Track Listing

1. No White Marble
2. Welcome To Crazy World
3. Long Haired Wild Man Rides Again
4. Poor Alice
5. Out Of Me
6. Sweet Little Ugly Duckling
7. Old Tambourine
8. Welcome to Crazy World (slight return)
9. Solvesborg Afternoon
10. Good Times, Bad Times
11. Misery Loves Comapny
Since I wasn't able to find a website, I wasn't able to find out much about this band. That's not to say they donít have one, just that I wasn't able to find it. The self titled album was recorded by Crazy World themselves in three weeks. This band sounds like a weird cross of Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, and maybe with a little bit of a country twang in the mix. The vocals are clear and interesting and the guitar riffs are strong and solid, all this is backed by an awesome drum sound. The lyrics are reminiscent of the 70's and 80's--loose and carefree--nothing overly serious. Yes, the name fits the band. It is a Crazy World and these guys rocked! And as off-beat as that sounds, it was surprisingly good mix. Combining the 70's, 80's, and 90's together in a perfect harmony, this is melodic rock at its best. These guys really run the gamut as far as sound goes and hopefully we're going to hear more from them soon.


--Glittergirl 7.12.06
Maximum Metal Rating Legend - Click for Full Details
5 Excellent - Buy it and say a prayer to the metal gods that you were tuned on to this masterpiece. A classic.
4-4.5 Great - Almost perfect records but there's probably a clunker or a lacking somewhere to keep it from perfection. You won't feel bad about dropping some bones on these.
3.5 Good - Most of the record is good, but there may be some filler. This is the OK range where you'd search for the record on sale or used.
3 Average - Some good songs, some bad ones at about a half/half ratio. Could show skills but be dull overall. Redeeming qualities for indy bands are effort and passion. Majors that don't try or suck outright end up here.
2-2.5 Fair - Worth a listen, but best obtained by collectors. There is much better metal out there.
1-1.5 Bad - Major problems with music, lyrics, production, etc.
0 Terrible or an otherwise waste of your life and time.

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Glittergirl8/5/2006


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