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The Evens

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The Evens are a Washington D.C. duo, formed in the fall of 2001, comprising of Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat, Fugazi, The Teen Idles, Embrace) and Amy Farina (The Warmers, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists). After Fugazi entered a hiatus, the Evens began practicing extensively, and eventually played a few shows and recorded a self-titled album, released in March 2005 on MacKaye's label, Dischord Records. The Evens are known for their unusual choices in venues for performances and the stylistic change from what many have dubbed the "D.C." or "Dischord sound". The Washington Post has described the sound as "what happens when post-hardcore becomes post-post-hardcore".


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  1. Cut from the Cloth  -  86,560 plays
    Went out round 7 stopped at somebody's
    it's all downhill from here
    we stood at shelter two and listened to the trees
    its all downhill from here
    went to Arlington Hardware to buy some eletrical tape
    Shelter Two  -  87,187 plays
    Upon the rocks above the falling water he comes close
    To jumpin off the edge instead of standing watching what's below
    And when there's frost outside on every window cold winds blow
    Comes so close to walking out the front door without a coat
    There is no round the corner anymore
    Around the Corner  -  83,520 plays
    (Generally I don't speak Ill of the dead however I might make an exception in this case)
    When things should work but don't work
    when things should work
    when things should work but don't work
    when things should
    All These Governors  -  78,928 plays
    Balance sane a body on the ground
    seems harder to do on two feet then to do face down
    and enemies they must be all around
    because even on the street somebody got shot down
    cruuuuuuude bomb
    Crude Bomb  -  68,326 plays
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