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Zeus - Busting Visions

Format: LP
Label: Arts & Crafts A&C 069
Year: 2012
Origin: Toronto, Ontario
Genre: rock
Value of Original Title: $25.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  https://zeusband.bandcamp.com/album/busting-visions-deluxe-edition
Playlist: Ontario, Rock Room, 2010's, MOCM Top 1000 Canadian Albums


Side 1

Track Name
Are You Gonna Waste My Time?
Love - Pain
Anything You Want Dear
Let It Go, Don't Let It Go
Strong Mind
Bright Brown Opus
Love in a Game

Side 2

Track Name
With Eyes Closed
Hello Tender Love
Messenger's Way
Proud And Beautiful
Stop the Train
Cool Blue (and the Things You Do)
Now That I've Got You


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Busting Visions


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The first time I heard Zeus, I dismissed them as a Beatles-obsessed retro act. That’s not inaccurate, but weeks later, when I couldn’t stop listening to their 2010 debut, Say Us, I had to admit that, though shamelessly derivative, they’d come up with a highly addictive collection of well-crafted pop songs. There have been big stylistic changes between their debut and Busting Visions, but the band still provokes the same contradictory reactions.

Say Us sounded like a love letter to 1969, but Busting Visions comes across as the same band sometime in the mid-70s. Already many are saying this is the Wings to the Beatles-obsessed Say Us, but it’s closer to what we imagine the Fab Four might have sounded like had they not broken up. At first, the complete lack of restraint and overflowing musical ideas make Busting Visions feel a bit like an unfocused mess, but once you get familiar with it, it seems absurd to complain that they’ve crammed a dozen golden hooks into every single song. Don’t let their retroisms scare you off before you learn to love it.
-Benjamin Boles

Recorded between the band's Ill Eagle Studio and the ranch studio of labelmate Feist, Busting Visions is a sweaty romp of a record, oozing cool, with fuzzed-out riffs, razor-sharp hooks and harmonies galore.

Carlin Nicholson: vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
Mike O'Brien: vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
Neil Quin: vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
Rob Drake: drums

Additional musicians
Afie Jurvanen, Taylor Knox, Jessica Grassia, Dave Azzolini, Liam Nicholson, Jason Collett, Mika Posen, Alex McMaster, and Bryden Baird
'Love In A Game' also features voices of: Jay McCarol, Krista Nicholson, Meggy Messing, and Danielle Duval

Museum of Canadian Music Musée de la Musique Canadienne Calgary Vinyl Music Museum Canada Museum of Recorded Sound Canada Music Museum Calgary Music Museum


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