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Engine of a Million Plots

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Download links and information about Engine of a Million Plots by Five Iron Frenzy. This album was released in 2013 and it belongs to Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 41:10 minutes.

Artist: Five Iron Frenzy
Release date: 2013
Genre: Rock, Reggae, Ska, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 41:10
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Against a Sea of Troubles 3:26
2. So Far 3:27
3. Zen & the Art of Xenophobia 3:14
4. We Own the Skies 2:44
5. Someone Else's Problem 3:16
6. I Am Jack's Smirking Revenge 3:05
7. To Start a Fire 3:55
8. Battle Dancing Unicorns with Glitter 3:43
9. Into Your Veins 3:01
10. It Was a Dark & Stormy Night 3:24
11. I've Seen the Sun 3:02
12. Blizzards & Bygones 4:53

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Emerging from a decade-long hiatus, Five Iron Frenzy show new lyrical maturity and musical sleekness on Engine of a Million Pieces. The ska-rooted sounds and zany attitude that defined this Christian unit in years past are mostly absent here, though the band’s assertive horn arrangements continue to give their ensemble playing a distinct feel. Frontman Reece Roper gets more serious in his song themes while retaining his brash sense of showmanship. Tracks like “I Am Jack’s Smirking Revenge” and “Into Your Veins” tear into the topics of materialism and addiction with a punkish gusto any longtime FIF devotee will enjoy. “Zen & the Art of Xenophobia” attacks bigotry with a stinging satiric edge, while “Battle Dancing Unicorns (With Glitter)” gives a taste of the cheeky weirdness that used to be the band’s trademark. Musically, the emphasis here is on punchy rhythms and keen pop hooks, delivered with galloping new wavy energy on “So Far,” “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night," and similar hard-driving tunes. Overall, the album displays creative growth while renewing FIF’s commitment to thought-provoking, body-grabbing tunes, always with the Spirit in mind.