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One Time One Life

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Download links and information about One Time One Life by Way Of The West. This album was released in 2008 and it belongs to Alternative genres. It contains 22 tracks with total duration of 01:54:19 minutes.

Artist: Way Of The West
Release date: 2008
Genre: Alternative
Tracks: 22
Duration: 01:54:19
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Don't Say That's Just for White Boys 4:05
2. Don't Say That's Just for White Boys (12") 7:28
3. See You Shake 3:26
4. See You Shake (extended) 4:23
5. Drum 3:44
6. Drum (extended) 5:31
7. City for Lovers 4:05
8. City for Lovers (12") 7:54
9. Feel the Steel 3:23
10. Feel the Steel (12") 7:02
11. Prove It 2:36
12. My Own Front Door 3:37
13. The Friend 5:20
14. Countdown 4:09
15. The Cool Set (bonus Track On 12" City for Lovers) 2:49
16. Cars Collide 4:17
17. Monkey Love 3:02
18. White Flag 5:39
19. Egyptian Rooms 4:46
20. Dust and Fingers 4:48
21. Running Away 5:17
22. Live At Spit/84 16:58

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This anthology's arrival in 2008 corrected a quarter-century injustice by offering the first-ever full-length release from Way of the West. The British band spent the first half of the '80s as darlings of college radio and mainstays of DJ playlists at hipper clubs, but despite a handful of dazzling singles, Way of the West never got around to making an actual album. One Time, One Life does an equal service to longtime admirers and newcomers, gathering everything the band unleashed, as well as some previously unheard items. As its signature song, "Don't Say That's Just for White Boys," makes clear, Way of the West's sound was somewhere between the visceral U.K. punk-funk of A Certain Ratio and the more groove-oriented side of The Police's output (sans reggae inflections). Frontman Pete Kearney's often-impressionistic lyrics sit easily atop unrelentingly danceable, skin-piercingly sharp guitar-bass-drums arrangements. It's the kind of thing that makes you move without requiring you to turn your mind off. If the band had actually made an album while it was extant, who knows? Maybe WotW would have been England's answer to Talking Heads.