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Silver Sun
Silver Sun
Silver Sun
Genres: Alternative Rock, Rock
 
Debut album by the Brit-pop guitar band originally released in 1997 on Universal. Falling somewhere between the Buzzcocks and Cheap Trick, Silver Sun gained a large pop fanbase (especially in Japan). Features 15 tracks inc...  more »

      
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All Artists: Silver Sun
Title: Silver Sun
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Release Date: 4/27/2004
Album Type: Import
Genres: Alternative Rock, Rock
Style: British Alternative
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 731453720824, 766487666145

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Debut album by the Brit-pop guitar band originally released in 1997 on Universal. Falling somewhere between the Buzzcocks and Cheap Trick, Silver Sun gained a large pop fanbase (especially in Japan). Features 15 tracks including the singles 'Golden Skin',

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Completely overlooked as THE power pop gem
Jeff R. Rosenberg | Austin, TX | 11/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I mean, what else is there? Presume that Weezer and Green Day have been commissioned to make a record, but somebody offs the lead singers, and thus the only thing left to do is fill their shoes with... the Beach Boys.

I have yet to hear anything top this in the category I can only nail down as "crunched out smooth guitars with thick harmonies on top"."
Silver Sun catches a bit of power pop rays
Wickerlove | Canada | 04/19/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"The Cheap Trick comparisons seem to follow Silver Sun around, and generally that's not too far off, a marriage of chirpy 60's harmonies and crunchy guitars *cough* Matthew Sweet, New Pornographers. The catchiness of this album is infectious, fusing melodic vocals and buzzed-up riffs. Just think the bouncy power-pop of a Teenage Fanclub and Sugar (or perhaps even Suede's debut) meeting the silky melodies of Jellyfish or Sloan. Silver Sun's self-titled tends to be namedropped as an overlooked power-pop gem, unless you discover it for yourself of course.
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