Buzz CD (2004)

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A well-paced collection that, for many, will bring back memories of the (relatively) innocent days of the mid-1990s, The Buzz recalls a period when alternative rock was easing into its role as a major force on the pop charts. R.E.M.'s "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?," with its opaque lyrics and uncharacteristically distorted guitar riffs, still astonishes, while Toad the Wet Sprocket's gentle "All I Want" has aged into a damn good pop song. Semisonic's melancholy barroom ode "Closing Time" has also similarly improved with age, and the band's Minneapolis neighbors Soul Asylum remain both poignant and catchy on the thoughtful "Runaway Train." For some, The Buzz is an entertaining reminder of the way (some) things were, and, for others, it's an invaluable primer to '90s mainstream alt-rock.

Specifications

Label Razor And Tie Records
SKU 60632684
UPC 793018908122
UPC 14 00793018908122
Format CD
Release Date 5/4/2004
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Author Baroque Era 91 Selec
Technical Info
Producer Michael Anderson; Michael Anderson (Compilation)
CatalogID 89081
Lable Name Razor & Tie
Released 05/04/2004
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00793018908122
Album Notes and Credits
A well-paced collection that, for many, will bring back memories of the (relatively) innocent days of the mid-1990s, THE BUZZ recalls a period when alternative rock was easing into its role as a major force on the pop charts. R.E.M.'s "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?," with its opaque lyrics and uncharacteristically distorted guitar riffs, still astonishes, while Toad the Wet Sprocket's gentle "All I Want" has aged into a damn good pop song. Semisonic's melancholy barroom ode "Closing Time" has also similarly improved with age, and the band's Minneapolis neighbors Soul Asylum remain both poignant and catchy on the thoughtful "Runaway Train." For some, THE BUZZ is an entertaining reminder of the way (some) things were, and, for others, it's an invaluable primer to '90s mainstream alt-rock.
Disc 1
1 What I Got - Sublime
2 What's The Frequency, Kenneth? - R.E.M.
3 All Mixed Up - 311
4 How's It Going to Be - Third Eye Blind
5 Zombie - The Cranberries
6 Inside Out - Eve 6
7 Take A Picture - Filter
8 Shine - Collective Soul
9 Closing Time - Semisonic
10 Good - Better Than Ezra
11 Far Behind - Candlebox
12 You Get What You Give - The New Radicals
13 What It's Like - Everlast
14 Cumbersome - Seven Mary Three
15 One Week - Barenaked Ladies
16 Feed The Tree - Belly
17 All I Want - Toad The Wet Sprocket
18 Runaway Train - Soul Asylum
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