677 Shouts - 4,222,154 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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Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsChain me free
Lose the key, right now
She was from my home town,
I'd never met her
Ditched her boyfriends
- 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
- 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
- LyricsDo you belong to a song?
Does it drag you along by the tongue at the top of your lungs?
Are you drunk?
Have you been drinking?
Do you below the overpass go with a fifth in your fist
- LyricsMark 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.
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- What Katie Said - (2:52) - 1,753 plays
- Little Maggots - (2:43) - 1,317 plays
- Eryn Smith - (3:12) - 1,322 plays
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