The Gamits - Endorsed By You
Suburban Home Records
According to Merriam Webster's Dictionary, there is no such thing as a
"gamit." Does this mean that the band that has had their songs lodged
in my head for the past few weeks is merely a figment of my imagination,
and I will never get to see them live? I sure as hell hope that's not
the case, because this band rocks. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, this
three-piece is doing quite the fine job of putting the "rock" back in
"punk rock." They have a good blend of Green Day, Weezer, and The Queers
as well as insightful lyrics and kickass musicianship. In short, it's
really, really good stuff. If I could find my thesaurus, I'd rave even
longer. Anyways. Standout tracks are:"Last of the Mullets," a rarity in punk rock because A)it is almost
5 minutes long and B)it is *good*.
"And You For Me," the ideal slow dance for a punk rock prom.
"Sorry Song," which could pass as a Weezer track if it didn't have
that little smidgen of ferocity in it.
"Hookless," which is anything but.
The CD ends with a silly elevator muzak track which ironically makes you
want to get back in the elevator and go up and down with the Gamits all
over again. Jump on the bandwagon now, before they're huge [and they
will be, mark my words].
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