The Black Keys - thickfreakness

The Black Keys - thickfreakness
The Black Keys - thickfreakness The Black Keys - thickfreakness
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Fat Possum (80371-1)
Special Attributes: Ltd edition 180g Vinyl, Mp3 download of the entire album
Release Date: 2003
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"...With a sound so wonderfully gritty, and an attitude wholly authentic, it seems the Black Keys are destined for the backrooms that Mr. Richards thought he would haunt. The Black Keys would probably tell you they prefer it there..." (

"...While this album is unlikely to convert those who think blues-rock is a relic of the past, the band does have an indie sensibility in the sense of knowing when to stop. One will not find any ten-plus minute jams or excessive guitar wankery. The focus is less on the instrumental heroics, and more on the songs themselves. One might argue that the band is merely copping styles from the past, but their music is genuine, and on this album, they are much more of a straight, albeit, aggressive blues band than anything else. Blues music has always existed within the confines of borrowing from the past, and keeping traditional song forms and topics alive. The album contains two covers, Junior Kimbrough’s “Everywhere I Go”, and Richard Berry’s “Have Love Will Travel”. One would have trouble separating the covers from the band’s original material, and this is a testament to their respect and knowledge of the blues. They may be two white guys from Akron who grew up listening to Robert Johnson on compact disc, but the spirit and talent is undeniable..." (Read More:

Track List
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A1 Thickfreakness         
A2 Hard Row         
A3 Set You Free         
A4 Midnight In Her Eyes         
A5 Have Love Will Travel   
B1 Hurt Like Mine         
B2 Everywhere I Go         
B3 No Trust         
B4 If You See Me         
B5 Hold Me In Your Arms         
B6 I Cry Alone

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