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Small Towns Burn A Little Slower

So Begins The Test Of A Man

Dead Letter 6

Released on February 19, 2008


SO BEGINS THE TEST OF A MAN is the swansong from Minneapolis rock band Small Towns Burn A Little Slower. Stylistically and lyrically, the album shows tremendous growth beyond the group’s earlier pop-punk days. Genres are blurred and ultimately ignored in this farewell album from Small Towns, who threw caution to the wind while writing what would become their crowning achievement. This is the tale of a group unraveling while reaching their greatest heights. In the end, it’s up to the listener to decide if atonement or redemption was the final outcome. For the band, So Begins… will undoubtedly leave their mark upon the world and seal their place as forerunners of their generation in the Minneapolis underground rock world and beyond.

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# Song Name Popularity
1 The Giver Voted #1  28%
2 Rx (drive) Voted #2  17%
3 Rooftops Won't Come To You  6%
4 What Is It Worth?  0%
5 Spittin' Truths  0%
6 Saw My Youth  11%
7 Money Make The Man  0%
8 Last Will In Testimony  0%
9 If You've Got Soul Voted #3  17%
10 Help! There's A Con-artist Under My Bed  0%
11 Meth Is The New America  6%
12 Asleep In Life's Waiting Room  17%
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John from London, United Kingdom 
Mar 10 2012 Rating: 5/5 Stars

Probably one of the most underated emo rock bands of the past 10 years. Great melodies and hooks throughout this, their sadly final album.

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