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Mad Season

114 Above by Mad Season


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Brett Eliason
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Musical supergroups often can't live up to the sum of their parts, but with members of Alice In Chains and Screaming Trees, does Mad Season?

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The lone release by Seattle-supergroup Mad Season, 1995's Above, is being re-released in 2013 as a box set with new material and a live concert, so now is the time to revisit. Often, musical supergroups fail to live up to the sum of their parts (re: The Thorns or Velvet Revolver), does Mad Season? Is this just another "grunge" record, or does Above rise...um, above? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - I'm Above
  • 3:20 - History of the Band
  • 10:52 - Wake Up
  • 19:27 - I'm Above
  • 23:25 - November Hotel
  • 36:19 - Artificial Red
  • Outro - I Don't Know Anything

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