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Purity of Essence (Deluxe Edition)


Download links and information about Purity of Essence (Deluxe Edition) by Hoodoo Gurus. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Alternative genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:08:03 minutes.

Artist: Hoodoo Gurus
Release date: 2010
Genre: Rock, World Music, Alternative
Tracks: 18
Duration: 01:08:03
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No. Title Length
1. Crackin' Up 3:53
2. A Few Home Truths 3:33
3. Are You Sleeping? 4:38
4. Burnt Orange 3:02
5. I Hope You're Happy 3:44
6. Ashamed of Me 3:36
7. What's In It for Me? 3:23
8. Over Nothing 5:01
9. You've Got Another Thing Coming 2:53
10. Only In America 4:46
11. Somebody Take Me Home 3:06
12. Let Me In 3:25
13. Evening Shade 3:41
14. Why So Sad? 4:28
15. 1968 2:39
16. The Stars Look Down 5:30
17. Use By Date 2:54
18. Crackin' Up 3:51



Australia’s Hoodoo Gurus have been one of the most powerful guitar-pop bands of the past few decades. In the ‘80s, their energetic, unpretentious pop music predated the alt-country music scene and shadowed the R.E.M. slide towards enigmatic folk-rock. Albums such as Stoneage Romeos,Mars Needs Guitars! and Magnum C*m Louder were essential college-radio listening that helped keep strong the alternative rock scene before Nirvana came along and blew the doors wide open. Purity of Essence is the sound of the band grown older and wiser but no less serious about keeping the rock and the roll in their attack. “Ashamed of Me,” “Over Nothing” and “The Stars Look Down” may exhibit a more serious philosophical intent, and “Evening Shade” slows things to a mature mid-tempo, but the quick-slashing guitar chords of “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” and “Crackin’ Up” and the boogie riff of “Only In America” and the buckling rhythm of “Somebody Take Me Home” prove the band haven’t lost their youthful fight.