Theory of a Deadman

Theory of a Deadman: Gasoline

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Artist: Theory of a Deadman
Title: Gasoline
Product Type: VINYL LP

On Theory of a Deadman's 2002 hit debut, the band combined the heavy riffs of nu-metal with a grunge-revival vocal style that often recalled Creed and Nickelback. The latter comparison makes sense, of course, as Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger co-wrote many of the record's tunes, and Theory was the first signing to his 604 Records imprint. With GASOLINE, however, the band took Kroeger's well-developed melodic sense and ran with it, delivering a disc bristling with catchy tunes, unafraid to dispense with the grunge formula. Like Stone Temple Pilots, Theory of a Deadman is a pop band at heart, often singing about love and relationships gone wrong over a wide variety of musical textures. "No Surprise" employs an old-school 1970s-rock shuffle beat, while "Hello Lonely (Walk Away from This)" is based on a funky syncopated chord progression reminiscent of Jeff Buckley's "Last Goodbye. " "In the Middle" is a tuneful ballad that could almost pass for a Nashville country song in the hands of, say, Keith Urban. Other tracks feature slide guitar, strings, and a host of other production touches, all of which help make GASOLINE an unusually diverse and satisfying rock record.

Tracks:
1.1 Lowlife 3:25
1.2 Bitch Came Back 3:39
1.3 Hurricane 4:17
1.4 Out Of My Head 3:57
1.5 Gentleman 3:28
1.6 Love Is Hell 3:31
2.1 The Truth Is...(I Lied About Everything) 3:27
2.2 Head Above Water 3:32
2.3 Drag Me To Hell 3:54
2.4 What Was I Thinking 3:50
2.5 Easy To Love You 4:19
2.6 We Were Men 4:46

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