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The Like-a-looks are the Lookalikes (2010)

Plot: Guy leaves home, goes on binge to find self. Ignores love, loses love, begs for love, waits for trains at 10 stations. Realizes that he has been constricting life to avoid inner turmoil, observes limitations of this strategy. Covets and/or sins-with and/or listens-to and/or impregnates Brooklyn MILF(s) after working shifts at the Park Slope Food Co-op Future Time Off Program (FTOP). Walks away, dazed, from a plane crash, prays to be turned into a tree. Has epileptic or apoplectic fit. Turns into a cat. Is awed by the cosmos. In enlightened state, says "Groovy" 67 times. Goes through stages of grief, accepts loss of love(s), hopes he did something helpful for someone at some point in existence thus far.

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The Like-a-looks

BIOGRAPHY

Two ex-Seattle collaborators reunite in Brooklyn after 16 years to record a second epic. A concept album about corruption in the shoestore industry. Or whatever happens.

This album was recorded entirely from February 20 to February 28, 2010. All songs were either written from scratch, or rewritten and completed, in February. NOTE: If you see no song titles under the red "Listen" title to the right, you need to update your Flash Player. Download from the Adobe website.

BAND MEMBERS

Mr. Withstanding Lobo: Vocals (leads: 1, 3, 5, 7b, 9), all guitars, piano (on track 1 and 7b), songwriting.

Mr. Crown Of Thorns: Vocals (leads: 2, 4, 6, 7a, 8), Wurlitzer electric piano, Hohner Clavinet & Pianet, piano, drums, harmonica, bass, songwriting.

w/ special thanks to Raul Rothblatt: cello improvisations (tracks 5 & 7b).

Copyright 2010 by Alex Wolf and Steve Espinola. All Rights Reserved.

YEARS COMPLETED
2010

GENRES
Unclassifiable

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.SteveEspinola.net
http://www.myspace.com/lookalikes.usa
http://www.myspace.com/SteveEspinola


Completed Albums

The Like-a-looks are the Lookalikes(2010)

Plot: Guy leaves home, goes on binge to find self. Ignores love, loses love, begs for love, waits for trains at 10 stations. Realizes that he has been constricting life to avoid inner turmoil, observes limitations of this strategy. Covets and/or sins-with and/or listens-to and/or impregnates Brooklyn MILF(s) after working shifts at the Park Slope Food Co-op Future Time Off Program (FTOP). Walks away, dazed, from a plane crash, prays to be turned into a tree. Has epileptic or apoplectic fit. Turns into a cat. Is awed by the cosmos. In enlightened state, says "Groovy" 67 times. Goes through stages of grief, accepts loss of love(s), hopes he did something helpful for someone at some point in existence thus far.


1. I Don't Know Anything About Myself
2. Light of My Life, I Adore You
3. Mr. Unruffled Feather
4. Park Slope Moms   (preferred)
5. Drift Away
6. Why Do You Want Me To Stay?
7a. Catnip Whiskey 7b. The Planetarium
8. Groovy Groovy Groovy
9. One of the Ones That Got Away