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On the Cover II
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On the Cover II
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Christian
 
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2009 release from the established Punk Rock force. On The Cover II is an '80-themed covers album self-produced in frontman Mike Herrera's Monkey Trench Studios in Bremerton, WA. Fans can expect covers of the Go Go's, U2, P...  more »

      
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All Artists: Mxpx
Title: On the Cover II
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Tooth & Nail Records
Original Release Date: 1/1/2009
Re-Release Date: 3/24/2009
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Christian
Styles: Hardcore & Punk, Pop & Contemporary, Rock & Alternative
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 400000013961, 5099923678026, 5099923678057

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2009 release from the established Punk Rock force. On The Cover II is an '80-themed covers album self-produced in frontman Mike Herrera's Monkey Trench Studios in Bremerton, WA. Fans can expect covers of the Go Go's, U2, Poison and Belinda Carlisle, among others.

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CD Reviews

Back on the Cover! And Better Than Ever!
Music Fan | 03/25/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"MxPx comes back after Secret Weapon with the sequel to their first covers album from 1994. On the Cover II is a blast from start to finish, and the guys from MxPx really get a chance to show off their phenomenal talents by covering these songs and completely making them their own. Produced completely by Mike Herrera, this album will certainly not disappoint and is a must have for old fans and new. Plus, it could also be a fun way to introduce people to this AMAZING band."
Hit And Miss, But Good Overall
D.J. | 05/12/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a good album for anyone whose been a long time fan of MxPx. Punk Rock Girl was done incredibly well and I'd put it up against the original version any day of the week. I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) was well done, as was Suburban Home and Kids In America, the latter probably being the most covered song by punk rock bands ever.

But there were a few groaners on the album, in particular their cover of Should I Stay Or Should I Go. No band will ever be able to perform that song as well as The Clash. To try is an exercise in futility.

Anyway I liked this album and if you're already a fan of MxPx you should definitely get it. You'll be glad you did. If you're not a fan yet, go buy the albums Panic and Life In General first so you know what you've been missing out on all these years."