Cortez Del Mar | You Did This To Yourself

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Rock: Americana Rock: Folk Rock Moods: Mood: Brooding
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You Did This To Yourself

by Cortez Del Mar

From South Louisiana, Cortez Del Mar blends classic Americana and indie-rock; often described as "country noir," they're guarenteed to break your wicked little heart.
Genre: Rock: Americana
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1. Away From the Light
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2. Annabelle
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3. Bigger Skies
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4. Johnny and June
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5. Burning Whiskey River
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6. Sugar Skull
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7. Sea of Sound
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8. Way Down Here
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9. All Smiles
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10. Denver
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11. Cities of Gold
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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I don't know whether Cortez fits into the postrock category; imagine Chris Isaak taking the mic right after he's chugged a couple of bottles of cough syrup; with a little imagination, you can see this CD as a musical portrait of the gothic backwoods mischief a bunch of "archetypical cajuns" who spend many long nights drinking everclear and listening to albums by the American Music Club.

Gothic content not withstanding, what makes the whole shockabilly approach work is that our skewed singer is relating tales that come from the hard living of real life.

Departures from the default sound include "sea of sound", an upbeat powerpop number with lyrical hooks that could have come straight off a 1980's SUB-POP record.

excerpts from Brad Goins review in Lagniappe magazine of:
"YOU DID THIS TO YOURSELF"


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girlhurtz

I just can't bare it
This is truly a tragedy story; what a sin it is to deny the world this powerful sound ~ it shatters my soul and melts my energy. This band was amazing and I would give anything to see these boys together again. Amen