The Hands That Thieve

Streetlight Manifesto - The Hands That Thieve
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 28 ratings
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April 30, 2013 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pentimento, Victory / Label
Ska Punk, Ska / Genres
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Ska is a tricky genre. I have read it came from reggae, and i have read reggae came from it. It's played for jokes and for a lot of people is a vapid, sad ghost of reggae, and for your knowledge, i don't think like that. It also apparently exists since the 50s, so congratulations Ska for existing and having great music since the 50s. But just like most music, the best of it came out in the 2010s, and for Ska it was this album.

Ska Punk has been a thing since forever, yes, but i never have ... read more
this one has less of a narrative but wow this one is even better produced. every song is a memorable brain orgasm.
Incredible, to say the least. To say the most, the universe needs this.
One of the best album of the century. A beautiful compliment to the magnum opus known as somewhere in the between.
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Track List

  1. The Three of Us
  2. Ungrateful
  3. The Littlest Things
  4. The Hands That Thieve
  5. With Any Sort of Certainty
  6. If Only for Memories
  7. They Broke Him Down
  8. Toe to Toe
  9. Oh Me, Oh My
  10. Your Day Will Come  
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Added on: July 2, 2013