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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.   Clowns (Took My Baby Away)
  5.   April Fools
  6.   Keep Telling Everybody Lies
  7.   Do You Believe in Destiny?
  8.   Wanna Do Right By You
  9.   Dream Girls
  10.   I'm a Thief
  11.   Love & Kindness
  12.   Bells of Paonia
  13.   Feelings in My Heart
  14.   Plague of Frogs
  15.   Who Let the Devil
  16.   I Saw Him
  17.   Presence of Mind
  18.   Candy
  19.   The Delusion of Man
  20.   Save Your Soul
  21.   Do What I Came to Do
  22.   Dude's Got a Tender Heart
  23.   Endless Love
  24.   I'm Awake
  25.   Take Back the Night
  26.   No Second Guessing
  27.   Let's Hang
  28.   The Garbage Collector
  29.   20 Days & 20 Nights
  30.   August In My Mind
  31.   Be My Hooker
  32.   On the Verge
  33.   No Regard
  34.   What's His Shadow Still Doing Here
  35.   Only One I Want
  36.   Home Is Where?
  37.   Glass Bottom Boat
  38.   Wash Over Us
  39.   Fire Alarm
  40.   Yes or No
  41.   Foolish Person
  42.   In the Light
  43.   God of Suez
  44.   You're Known To Wander
  45.   Diamonds In The Dark
  46.   What Goes in Circles
  47.   Shattered Moon
  48.   I'm Gonna Be Your Elevator
  49.   Peacock and Wing
  50.   Black Coffin
  51.   Heel Toe
  52.   Soothsayer
  53.   How High Was I
  54.   Forest Down Annie
  55.   Imaginary Friends
  56.   Red Light, Green Light
  57.   Fog Machine
  58.   Hummingbird
  59.   Strangers (You & Me)
  60.   Madness
  61.   Executioner's Song
  62.   D.Y.
  63.   Drugs
  64.   Euphoria
  65.   Tropical Island Suite
  66.   Hated or Loved
  67.   Long Slow Dance
  68.   Secret Walls
  69.   The Deluge of War
  70.   Ballerina
  71.   Happy to Be Living
  72.   Nuclear Disaster
  73.   Second One To Know
  74.   I Would Not Know the Devil
  75.   Animal of One
  76.   Who Needs a Man
  77.   Fascinated
  78.   The Mind Is Happy
  79.   Poison Wine
  80.   Arm's Advice
  81.   Grey-Eyed Girl
  82.   Dreamin Is Easy
  83.   Invisible Forces
  84.   Summer of Love

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