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Prolonging the Magic

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Download links and information about Prolonging the Magic by CAKE. This album was released in 1998 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 46:28 minutes.

Artist: CAKE
Release date: 1998
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 46:28
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Satan Is My Motor 3:12
2. Mexico 3:26
3. Never There 2:44
4. Guitar 3:40
5. You Turn the Screws 4:00
6. Walk On By 3:46
7. Sheep Go to Heaven 3:48
8. When You Sleep 3:58
9. Hem of Your Garment 3:35
10. Alpha Beta Parking Lot 3:30
11. Let Me Go 3:29
12. Cool Blue Reason 3:27
13. Where Would I Be? 3:53

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Cake's attempt to make a smug- and irony-free album, the band's third release does hold back the barbs a bit more than usual, even if they do fall back into familiar territory: postmodern takes on postmodern life. Flipping between earnest alt-rock rhythms and jittery, funky jazz, Prolonging the Magic works best when Cake lay on the irony extra heavy, or when they make their sober ambitions mesh slightly with the type of smart-ass pop they've based a career on (like "Never There"). At least they seem to realize their place in the alt-rock universe as a novelty band with chops, counteracting the genre's overwhelming seriousness with a light dose of heavy-handed yuks.