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Album: Please Believe It
# Song Title   Time
1)    Good Punk, The
2)    Mic My Mind
3)    Cover Me
4)    Delta '88
5)    Toucher, The
6)    Rising Up Is Hard Work (Let's Just Sit Here)
7)    Brutal Enigma
8)    Never Ending Cycle
9)    Boston
10)    Science Reasons
 

Album: Please Believe It
# Song Title   Time
1)    Good Punk, The
2)    Mic My Mind
3)    Cover Me
4)    Delta '88
5)    Toucher, The
6)    Rising Up Is Hard Work (Let's Just Sit Here)
7)    Brutal Enigma
8)    Never Ending Cycle
9)    Boston
10)    Science Reasons
 
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Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Joanne Dennis (vocals); Cory Race (drums).
  • Audio Mixers: Cory Race; Marcus Lindsay; Spady Brannan; Party of Helicopters.
  • Recording information: Moondog Studio (08/2002).
  • Few releases from 2003, and virtually none from high-profile acts, come anywhere near the mix of passion and originality achieved on Please Believe It. The production is raw and the instrumentation mercilessly spare, but by overlaying contradictory elements -- punk intensity and prog complexity, thrashing beats and dispassionate vocals that track extraordinarily elusive melodies -- the Helicopters score one bull's-eye after another. Elaborate structures challenge the band to play with precision and without losing any momentum; time and again they pull this off, sometimes by inserting intense episodes amidst the tumble of chords and fragmented rhythms, as in the single-note guitar squall that crops up suddenly in "Mic My Mind." But it's not just the writing that distinguishes these efforts; without the right chops, most bands would be stranded within these stark textures and contrapuntal tangles. Cory Race deserves particular credit for pumping energy through the elaborate channels mapped in these tracks; you won't find more awesome drumming in the modern rock catalog than what he does on "Delta 88." Critics have compared the Helicopters to a bewildering array of recent bands, but to really grasp Please Believe It you need to go all the way back to acts like Gentle Giant; only then will you have a context vast and deep enough to appreciate what these lo-fi phenoms have accomplished. ~ Robert L. Doerschuk
Professional Reviews
Magnet (6-7/03, p.103) - "...A combination of Iron Maiden, Yes, Dinosaur Jr, and Ride....10 concise rock songs without a bum in the bunch..."

CMJ (04/07/03, p.8) - "...A body-rockin' combo of furious bass revving, precision guitar tweaking and constant drum pummeling that will have you name-dropping such luminaries as Quicksand and Smashing Pumpkins..."
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