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174 The 12 Point Master Plan by Bobgoblin

The 12 Point Master Plan

MCA Records
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Big guitars and big hooks make the sound, but Bobgoblin has got some hidden tricks up their sleeves on The 12 Point Master Plan

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Thanks to our most recent Requested Review, we're tackling the sophomore release by Dallas, Texas power-pop quartet Bobgoblin, 1997's The 12 Point Master Plan. Big guitars and big hooks make the Bobgoblin sound, but they've got to some hidden tricks up their sleeves thanks to a nimble rhythm section and tastefully used synths. Is The 12 Point Master Plan the best album you haven't heard? Tune in to find out.

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  • ‍Intro - Climb3:02 - History of the Band
  • 7:56 - One Down, One Across
  • 10:50 - Standing Up (to the Voice of America)
  • 17:36 - Close Your Eyes, Kid
  • Outro - Nine

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