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At Funeral Speed
Automatic 7 – At Funeral Speed
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 13:00
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After pretty much forever Automatic 7 is back with a new album and a new home. After having released albums on BYO and Vagrant, it got real quiet around this Los Angeles outfit for the last couple of years. Only to now pop up again with an amazing new album called “At Funeral Speed” which is out now on Mental Records. If you thought this band was good on their self-titled debut or on “Beggar’s Life”, wait til they hit you around the ears with opener “40 Blocks” or the equally amazing “Sunday Eyes”. It’s like listening to Face To Face playing Social D covers! Who can resist that? Two big names to be compared to for sure but Automatic 7 can handle it. Not entirely convinced yet? Check out the band’s great version of Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City”, stand in awe and then go pick up your copy of “At Funeral Speed”. Sometimes it really can be that simple!

Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.