Sincola

What the Nothinghead Said

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What the Nothinghead Said by Sincola is addictive. It's accessible, but far from tame, punk. Sincola is honest and angry, without losing their sense of humor or fun. Rough guitar work, driving energy, and vocals ranging from girlish to fierce, all make this album a guilty pleasure without the guilt. Their opening track, "Hint of the Titty," is a wicked, witty ode to the tease, leading into "1000 Miles," an edgy number with a great hook. "Sedate Me" is crooning, seductive and irresistible: "I'll be your wish, your kewpie doll b****, your suicide kiss...." "Cement Shoes" rips into the self-righteous who preach love while living a life of hate. "Hey Artemis" is epic and driving, punctuated with stories. "Sud" is pure punk, with a frank, story-driven edge. The album wraps up with "Amazing," starting out slowly with drums, then layering bass and guitar leading into its bittersweet lyrics: "If I was amazin'...I would fly real high...I could crawl real low underneath the big black ocean..." Austin fans of Sincola have nothing to fear; Sincola hasn't sold out or traded up with this album. It's everything you'd expect from Sincola -- woman-driven, explicit punk that hasn't lost its edge.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
2:18
2
3:43
3 5:04
4
2:28
5
3:45
6
3:06
7
4:46
8
3:10
9
2:44
10
2:53
11
5:36
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