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Make Do And Mend - End Measured Mile

ScrewFlanders   (5 reviews)

Posted: 12/09/2010 | Comments: 8 | Rate:

Make Do And Mend released End Measured Mile in late October and since then it hasn't left my rotation. It is the type of album with hooks that get stuck in your head for days.

What sticks out the most to me with this band are the vocals. Granted the singer does sound a lot like he's in Hot Water Music, but he's got me believing every line he shouts. In particular the song "Oak Square" which is about the sacrifices people in bands make and the life they miss while out on the road. The album is filled with lines like: "Now there’s something to be said for a firm lack of common sense/cause god knows getting in the van isn’t paying rent/And now my older friends are all getting married with kids/and I’m just stoked to play a basement". If that doesn't resonate with us mid-twenty somethings I don't know what will and you might want to check your pulse.

End Measured Mile is easily in my top 5 for 2010. Give it a spin and it's sure to be up there with you as well.

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Comments
Web Bitch
33,523 Posts
35/M/NJ
This is REALLY good. Spot on review, good sir. Spot on.
Duke Earl
5,526 Posts
33/M/NA
This album fucking rules and bands like Make Do And Mend always make me want to drown in beer.
still oh so ill
8,438 Posts
36/M/MD
This record is phenomenal. So glad I've had the chance to play with these dudes.

Definitely pick this record up.
Anchor Dude
30 Posts
31/M/PA
SOLD.FUCKING.ALBUM

my top 3 for these year.
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12,352 Posts
6/M/PA
great record. love this band.
WastedPotential
6,659 Posts
37/M/VA
Amazing album/band. Saw them @ Ruiner's last show and was blown away.
drop a hard J
17,175 Posts
38/M/CA
great record, great band, great dudes. so stoked for them.
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12,352 Posts
6/M/PA
can't stop listening to this. so good.

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