AOTY 2022
Black Pistol Fire - Look Alive
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The score may indicate otherwise but I'm actually a longtime fan of these guys. After The Black Keys announced a hiatus following "The Turn Blue" tour and The White Stripes were no more, a friend turned me on to this band and the blues rock void in my heart was instantly filled. I absolutely love their 2014 album "Hush or Howl". It's still in my top 100. It's just great riff after great riff with two twangy numbers that make it such an endearing and fun listen. Their other ... read more


I had an incredibly negative reaction to this Black Pistol Fire record from the very first track, which surprised me because I don’t know anything about this band and “Look Alive” is just an inoffensive rock record. However, the fact that the album is so unnoteworthy might be why it’s so easy for me to dislike this album.

The first thing you’ll notice when “Look Alive” begins is that you’ve definitely heard music like this before plenty of times, ... read more

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Track List

  1. Look Alive
  2. Pick Your Poison
  3. Holdin’ Up
  4. Never Enough
  5. Wildfire
  6. Hope In Hell
  7. Black Halo
  8. Temper. Temper
  9. Level
  10. Always On My Mind
  11. Beyond The Blue
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Added on: December 16, 2020