American Babies

Knives and Teeth

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Recorded in Philadelphia and issued by Royal Potato Family Records, Knives and Teeth, the third long-player from ex-Brothers Past frontman Tom Hamilton's American Babies, continues mining the punk-Americana/neo-outlaw country vibe of previous outings like 2011's Flawed Logic and their 2008 eponymous debut, offering up a fiery and focused ten-track collection of new songs that engage on multiple levels. Described by Hamilton as a "forty-minute existential meltdown," Knives and Teeth tackles weighty subject matter including sin, redemption, politics, and mortality, with highlights arriving via standout cuts like "When I Build My Fortune," "Goddamn," "This Thing Ain't Going Nowheres," and "Bullseye Blues."

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