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Stands for Decibels (Bonus Track Version)


Download links and information about Stands for Decibels (Bonus Track Version) by The DB'S. This album was released in 1981 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 37:27 minutes.

Artist: The DB'S
Release date: 1981
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 37:27
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No. Title Length
1. Black and White 3:09
2. Dynamite 2:35
3. She's Not Worried 3:04
4. The Fight 2:54
5. Espionage 2:39
6. Tearjerkin' 3:56
7. Cycles Per Second 3:06
8. Bad Reputation 3:11
9. Big Brown Eyes 1:58
10. I'm In Love 3:29
11. Moving In Your Sleep 4:35
12. Judy 2:51



On their debut, the dB's combined a reverence for British pop and arty, post-punk leanings that alternate between minimalism and a love of quirky embellishment, odd sounds, and unexpected twists; Stands for Decibels is clearly a collegiate pop experiment, but rarely is experimentation so enjoyable and irresistibly catchy. Singing and songwriting duties are shared equally by Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple — Stamey, more quirky and psychedelic-leaning with a winsome, pure-pop whine, is nicely balanced by Holsapple's more earthy drawl and straightforward approach. The album stands not only as a landmark power pop album, but also as a prototype for much of the Southern jangle that would follow. [Stands for Decibels remained criminally unavailable in the U.S. for years. When IRS reissued it on CD in 1989, Holsapple's "Judy" was added as a bonus track.]