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Stories of a Stranger (Deluxe Version)

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Download links and information about Stories of a Stranger (Deluxe Version) by O. A. R.. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 01:03:19 minutes.

Artist: O. A. R.
Release date: 2005
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 14
Duration: 01:03:19
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Heard the World 5:01
2. Love and Memories 3:25
3. Wonderful Day 3:18
4. The Stranger 4:07
5. Lay Down 4:08
6. Program Director 5:43
7. Nasim Joon 3:14
8. Tragedy In Waiting 3:49
9. Daylight the Dog 3:53
10. One Shot 4:24
11. Dakota 4:27
12. 52-50 8:42
13. Program Director (Dub Mix) 4:34
14. One Shot (Dub Mix) 4:34

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The latest step toward maturity for this Ohio state jam band means reigning in the loose instrumental ends and playing servant to the song. While writing a song (“Love and Memories”) with hired-gun Glen Ballard that sounds nearly like an early ‘80s new wave hit should mildly alarm the jam-band faithful, it’s only one minor misstep on an album that shows the band’s overall desire to avoid being pigeonholed. Fact is, O.A.R. (that’s “of a revolution,” by the way) have plenty of unforced “pop” in them. “Wonderful Day,” “Lay Down,” and “Program Director” are bouncy sprints of positivity styled with vague reggae grooves. “The Stranger” is a polished middle-of-the-road rocker. “Nasim Joon” would be a power-ballad in more bombastic hands. Here, it’s a reflective croon for singer Marc Roberge and an opening for saxophonist Jerry DePizzo to get some playing time. In the end, they’re not up for much of a “revolution,” unless you consider playing toward greater convention a subversive act.