The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Welcome to the Infant Freebase

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That the Soundtrack of Our Lives originally envisioned their debut LP as a 50-song box set speaks volumes about Welcome to the Infant Freebase's creativity and scope -- although the completed album contains a mere 20 tracks, the band's dark, dramatic reconfiguration of rock & roll's elemental forces nevertheless echoes the majesty and ambitions of classic albums past. Opening with the brilliant "Mantra Slider," a serpentine epic which, along with the "Let's Spend the Night Together"-rewrite "Blow My Cool," evokes the Stones' late-60s efforts, Welcome to the Infant Freebase goes on to recall everyone from the Doors to Pink Floyd to Led Zeppelin, reinvigorating even the hoariest clich├ęs while somehow managing to avoid the pitfalls of nostalgia; the key is that TSOOL never gives in to irony -- their affection for rock's traditions is genuine, and their desire to reinvent those traditions is pure.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 6:38 Spotify
2 4:39 Spotify
3 4:03 Spotify
4 2:57 Spotify
5 4:42 Spotify
6 4:12 Spotify
7 3:56
8 2:49 Spotify
9 4:08 Spotify
10 4:55 Spotify
11 2:31 Spotify
12 0:27 Spotify
13 2:45 Spotify
14 3:00 Spotify
15 2:47 Spotify
16 2:30 Spotify
17 3:21 Spotify
18 5:31 Spotify
19 1:28 Spotify
20 2:53 Spotify
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