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The Matches

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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.


Top Songs

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    Chain me free
    Lose the key, right now
    She was from my home town,
    I'd never met her
    Ditched her boyfriends
    Chain Me Free  -  202,747 plays
    I'm just a dog-eared paged you turn back to.
    Where's the place for me
    When we're both in love with you?
    I can't escape these friends
    I've made since you've left town.
    Dog-Eared Page  -  138,681 plays
    Mark said he could hold his own head up
    and share his mind
    with the peeling paint on the bedroom wall.
    One step ahead of the pack of Marlboro.
    Still, I don't believe he would take that fall.
    Sick Little Suicide  -  172,505 plays
  4. December Is for Cynics  -  117,034 plays
    Every 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
    Audio Blood  -  157,350 plays
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