The Size Queens | Magic Dollar Shoppe

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Magic Dollar Shoppe

by The Size Queens

Heady music you can dance to. Early punk sentiments infused by a contemporary pop palette --heavy on keyboards, ranging in sound from Instant Karma to Slits-like groove.
Genre: Pop: Quirky
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1. Magic Dollar Shoppe
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2. Can a Woman
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3. Adult Culture
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4. Oui
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5. Je M'appelle Au Bon Pain
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6. Germ Free Adolescents/New Hat
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7. Skymall
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8. Our Price
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9. Sleep Numbers
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10. Baby Prostitute
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11. Sweater
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12. L'il Shampoo
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Album Notes
Follow the blue light special down the rabbit hole... Magic Dollar Shoppe evokes a world of childhood trauma and adult excesses--mixing table tennis, benzoes, airport terminals and retro porn in a distorting mirror of the last 40 years. The riots of 1968, Plastic Bertrand and X-Ray Spex, Meg Ryan movies and sleep number beds are all displayed behind the same freezer glass. Magic Dollar Shoppe is at once a vision of a picked-over world of salacious objects and a personal journey from alienation to perverse satisfaction. Demonstrating a musical vocabulary that suggests Bowie, Tuxedooon, The Velvet Underground, with lyrics that seem to hearken back to the irreverence of The Buzzcocks, Blondie and albums like Kaleidoscope, The Size Queens continue to unsettle, confound and uplift.The Size Queens was formed in 2006 after Klein and Mullen decided to ditch practicing and do what they enjoy most: improvising and recording songs with friends.
The Size Queens are…
Adam Klein [VOCALS] formerly of the bands Roman Evening and Glasstown, both of which he formed with Michael Mullen. He’s the author of the novel, Tiny Ladies; the short story collection, The Medicine Burns; and the artist monograph, Jerome: After the Pageant.
Michael Mullen [KEYS] He is the solo artist behind the band Pocket Shelley. His new record Glockenspiel and Other Love Songs will be released soon!
Nicole Brodsky [GUITAR] is a poet and teacher and plays bass for The Tender Few.
Chip Dalby [DRUMS] is the singer and guitar player for The Tender Few.
Tim Mooney [BASS] [GUITAR] is the former producer and drummer for American Music Club and is the producer of both Magic Dollar Shoppe and the freshman Size Queens CD, Is It IN Yet?
Other special guests include Roshy Kheshti and Sara Cassetti {formerly of The Ebb and Flow} ; Abel Mouton and Matt Seiling {The Seedy Naturalists} ; John Murry {Bob Frank & John Murry}; Carlos Forster {For Stars} …


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