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Wake the President

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Biography

Exciting artists acknowledge their genre but don't allow themselves to be constrained by the work of others. This attribute is embodied in the music of Wake the President. They clearly embrace the musical template of the '80s Postcard records guitar pop, particularly Orange Juice, The Fire Engines and Josef K. But rather than look backward to make sure they paint within the lines, they stride forward on their own path. The result is Zumutung!, an exuberant, often cynical, and varied collage of emotional snapshots of the subject young men write about--girls. And it is one of my favorite albums of the year.

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Top Songs

Total plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
  1. Miss Tierney  -  11,822 plays
  2. Just Give Me Two Secs  -  7,933 plays
  3. Professor  -  6,298 plays
  4. Something To Turn Up  -  4,645 plays
  5. Mail, Alice  -  4,478 plays
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