674 Shouts - 4,121,871 Scrobbles
Straight out of Oakland, the Matches set the California music scene on fire thanks to twelve explosive, hook-injected songs recorded on the cheap in their basements and living rooms. Coupled with an unstoppable work ethic that included the band's very own "Commotion Promotion" tactics, buzz on the quartet's self-released debut E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals and the live shows that supported it spread like a virus to music enthusiasts up and down the Golden State and, as they toured small venues relentlessly, across the country.
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- LyricsEvery dawn gets its day like
Every frown gets her way like
Every step to the daylight keeps you stumbling on
Every backward blackbird
Standing out through the rafters
- LyricsDay out, day in
It's the alarm versus me
and the snooze button wins.
I've been waking all my life
to become what I'm going to be.
- LyricsChain me free
Lose the key, right now
She was from my home town,
I'd never met her
Ditched her boyfriends
- Salty Eyes - (2:38) - 2,620 plays
- LyricsEvery Friday at three,
Shadows escape from the factory.
If you can go to the show,
Hurry up and get back to me.
Tonight we meet underground
- Sick Little Suicide - (4:16) - 1,948 plays
- What Katie Said - (2:52) - 2,129 plays
- Little Maggots - (2:43) - 1,933 plays
- Shoot Me In the Smile - (3:31) - 1,307 plays
- Dog-Eared Page - (3:42) - 1,534 plays