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The Fresh & Onlys

The Fresh & Onlys started out as a collaboration between frontman Tim Cohen (Black Fiction) and bassist Shayde Sartin, who started putting songs together in 2004. The Fresh & Onlys' lineup eventually expanded to include Kyle Gibson, Wymond Miles, and Heidi Alexander (who soon left the band); drawing from a hodgepodge of influences (among them Buzzcocks, the Mekons, and Country Joe MacDonald), the new lineup arrived over time at a grimy yet sunny pop sound along the lines of Saturday Looks Good to Me and Welcome with plenty of garage rock mixed in. In early 2008, they issued their first recording, the Imaginary Friends EP, on their friend Kelley Stoltz's label, then released another single, "Chuffed," later in the year. After they self-released the Medicine Island cassette, John Dwyer's Castle Face label put out their self-titled debut album in April of 2009, and a 7" single, "I'll Tell You Everything," on Dirty Knobby Industries followed. The band's second full-length album, Grey-Eyed Girls, was released on Woodsist in the fall of 2009. It was followed by a flood of recordings in 2010: an EP for Captured Tracks (August on My Mind); a handful of singles for various labels; and finally their third album, Play It Strange, which was released in October by In the Red. The group began 2011's output with an EP in April called Secret Walls, released on the Sacred Bones label. Also that year, Cohen released an album (Ruler of the Night) on Hardly Art with his other band, Magic Trick, and Miles released a solo album (Under the Pale Moon) for Sacred Bones. The Fresh & Onlys returned in August of 2012 with their fourth album and first for Mexican Summer, the thoughtful and relatively slickly produced Long Slow Dance. The group followed up with an EP, Soothsayer, in 2013, while Cohen and Miles also found time that year to release another Magic Trick album (River of Souls) and solo album (Cut Yourself Free), respectively. The band's fifth album, House of Spirits, was written by Cohen while visiting an isolated Arizona horse ranch and reflected a laid-back Western feel. It was released by Mexican Summer in June of 2014. ~ Margaret Reges
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  1.   Song
  2.   I'm All Shook Up
  3.   Waterfall
  4.   Second One To Know
  5.   I Saw Him
  6.   Fire Alarm
  7.   Yes or No
  8.   The Mind Is Happy
  9.   Nuclear Disaster
  10.   Fog Machine
  11.   April Fools
  12.   Heel Toe
  13.   I Would Not Know the Devil
  14.   Clowns (Took My Baby Away)
  15.   Be My Hooker
  16.   The Garbage Collector
  17.   Long Slow Dance
  18.   Hummingbird
  19.   Animal of One
  20.   Who Let the Devil
  21.   Soothsayer
  22.   What Goes in Circles
  23.   Euphoria
  24.   Poison Wine
  25.   Black Coffin
  26.   Strangers (You & Me)
  27.   Take Back the Night
  28.   Diamonds In The Dark
  29.   Only One I Want
  30.   I'm Awake
  31.   Plague of Frogs
  32.   Dreamin Is Easy
  33.   Presence of Mind
  34.   I'm Gonna Be Your Elevator
  35.   Endless Love
  36.   The Deluge of War
  37.   Drugs
  38.   Bells of Paonia
  39.   D.Y.
  40.   Arm's Advice
  41.   Love & Kindness
  42.   I'm a Thief
  43.   Wash Over Us
  44.   Shattered Moon
  45.   20 Days & 20 Nights
  46.   Foolish Person
  47.   Summer of Love
  48.   God of Suez
  49.   No Second Guessing
  50.   Let's Hang
  51.   Dream Girls
  52.   Invisible Forces
  53.   Home Is Where?
  54.   The Delusion of Man
  55.   No Regard
  56.   Hated or Loved
  57.   Candy
  58.   Who Needs a Man
  59.   Grey-Eyed Girl
  60.   Imaginary Friends
  61.   On the Verge
  62.   What's His Shadow Still Doing Here
  63.   Ballerina
  64.   Wanna Do Right By You
  65.   Do You Believe in Destiny?
  66.   Do What I Came to Do
  67.   Secret Walls
  68.   Fascinated
  69.   Save Your Soul
  70.   Forest Down Annie
  71.   In the Light
  72.   Keep Telling Everybody Lies
  73.   Feelings in My Heart
  74.   How High Was I
  75.   Madness
  76.   Tropical Island Suite
  77.   August In My Mind
  78.   Dude's Got a Tender Heart
  79.   Glass Bottom Boat
  80.   Red Light, Green Light
  81.   Peacock and Wing
  82.   Happy to Be Living
  83.   Executioner's Song
  84.   You're Known To Wander

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