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Jack's Mannequin

Formerly known as the frontman for Something Corporate, a West Coast punk-pop quintet that garnered a modest following during the early 2000s, Andrew McMahon is also the piano-playing songwriter behind Jack's Mannequin. Utilizing the talents of numerous friends and collaborators (including Mötley Crüe percussionist Tommy Lee), McMahon began work on the collective's debut following Something Corporate's hiatus in 2004. The resulting Everything in Transit, a sunny pop/rock "concept album exploring his alienating return to the hometown he left to pursue his music," was released on Maverick Records in August 2005 to a positive critical response. Fans also approved of McMahon's new sound, and Everything in Transit debuted at number 37 on the Billboard album charts. However, a supporting summer tour was canceled after McMahon was diagnosed with Acute Lymphatic Leukemia that same summer. He underwent a successful bone marrow transplant from his sister (for whom Something Corporate briefly reunited to record the song "Katie") and embarked on the long road to recovery. As McMahon recovered, a video for the album's first single, "The Mixed Tape," began making waves on VH1 and MTV. Jack's Mannequin played sporadic shows in 2006, headlining a brief summer tour before serving as the opening act for O.A.R. on nation-wide dates. A repackaged version of Transit appeared that fall coupled with a bonus DVD, and the band returned to the studio in mid-2007 to begin work on a sophomore effort. McMahon graced the cover of Alternative Press in January 2008, while an article inside the music magazine hyped the upcoming Jack's Mannequin release as one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2008. Although originally scheduled for a summer release date, The Glass Passenger ultimately arrived that September. People and Things, the group's third studio album, was released on October 4, 2011. The first single, “My Racing Thoughts,” debuted earlier in the year. ~ James Christopher Monger & Andrew Leahey
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Jack's Mannequin

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Jack's Mannequin

  1.   Song
  2.   The Mixed Tape
  3.   Dark Blue
  4.   The Resolution
  5.   The Lights and Buzz
  6.   My Racing Thoughts
  7.   Swim
  8.   Holiday From Real
  9.   Release Me
  10.   Platform Fire
  11.   Kill the Messenger
  12.   I'm Ready
  13.   Spinning
  14.   There, There Katie
  15.   Bruised
  16.   Into the Airwaves
  17.   La La Lie
  18.   Miss California
  19.   Caves
  20.   MFEO: Made for Each Other/You Can Breathe
  21.   Rescued
  22.   Miss Delaney
  23.   Restless Dream
  24.   Amy, I
  25.   Amelia Jean
  26.   Dear Jack
  27.   Hammers and Strings (A Lullaby)
  28.   Drop Out - The So Unknown
  29.   Bloodshot
  30.   What Gets You Off
  31.   Meet Me at My Window
  32.   God
  33.   Lonely for Her
  34.   MFEO
  35.   Last Straw, AZ
  36.   At Full Speed
  37.   Sleazy Wednesday
  38.   Cell Phone
  39.   Mr. Tambourine Man
  40.   Television
  41.   People, Running
  42.   Hostage
  43.   Hey Hey Hey (We're All Gonna Die)
  44.   Casting Lines
  45.   Orphans
  46.   Annie Use Your Telescope
  47.   Suicide Blonde
  48.   American Love
  49.   Crashin
  50.   God by Mick Fleetwood
  51.   Looked Doors
  52.   Diane, The Skyscraper

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