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Candy Cigarettes and Cap Guns

Andrew Jackson Jihad - Candy Cigarettes and Cap Guns
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Based on 30 ratings
2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
The Audioconfusion Manifesto / Label
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Candy Cigarettes and Cap Guns is the debut album from AJJ and one that really goes under the radar when people talk about their discography and it isn't really known as a good album. The folk punk isn't as good as their other stuff but this album still keeps that vibe and in my opinion it is still a decent album.

For starters the topics of this album are basically a massive fuck you to everyone. You can tell AJJ do not care about what people think of them and it shows with the bold vocals from ... read more
I really like AJJ and everything they've put out, but at the end of the day, there are really only a few songs I think of when I think of this album. Sure it's fun to laugh at because the writing is genuinely hilarious, but that's about it. There are only one or two tracks on this that actually stick out and the rest is background noise to chuckle at. Definitely skip on this unless you're a fan of AJJ.
An interesting album to go back to and laugh at/with every now and then, but nothing all that salvageable. Still, Darling I Love You was the first song I ever heard by them (a friend played it on guitar at bandcamp in like freshman year high school and as a freshman of course it's hilarious) so this album does have a little bit of nostalgic value for me personally. But Jesus, Love Song, Scenesters, and Cigarette Song (the second to last song, I'm going by the spotify titles) are four of the ... read more
I love AJJ. Great band. Maybe my favorite band. Love em. Hate this album.

Bad Album: D-

Best Tracks: Daddy Didn't Love Me
Worst Tracks: Cigarette Song; Jesus
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Track List

  1. cigarette song
  2. jesus
  3. love song
  4. scenesters
  5. dad song
  6. f.w.p.
  7. god made dirt
  8. lady killer
  9. love song II
  10. most aborted father
  11. dylan cook’s theme song
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Added on: March 12, 2013