'Adios, I'm a Ghost' conclusive evidence that The Moondoggies are for real
‘Adiós I'm a Ghost'
The Moondoggies (Hardly Art)
Seattle's the Moondoggies are one of those bands that befuddle me. What I mean by that is I've had a difficult time over the years figuring out if I like them. Their 2008 debut “Don't Be a Stranger” showed great promise, but despite critical acclaim in most circles, 2010 sophomore set “Tidelands” left me on the fence.
After repeated spins of third release “Adiós I'm a Ghost,” however, I'm happy to report that I'm officially onboard. This 12-track release is the Moondoggies record I've been waiting for as frontman Kevin Murphy and his mates hit pretty much every note. Moody intro “I'm a Ghost” and the outro title track bookend the album, but in between are some of the best songs the Moondoggies have ever recorded. Among the standouts are “Red Eye,” “Annie Turn Out the Lights,” “A Lot to Give,” “One More Chance” and “Don't Ask Why.” Highly recommended.
Jeffrey Sisk is an editor at Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161 ext. 1952, or email@example.com.
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