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Unlike the several heavy metal bands that share the same name, the Canadian indie group Zeus forgoes doom and gloom to make music with three-part harmonies, Americana sensibilities, and sunny power pop hooks. After parting ways with the 6ixty8ights, childhood friends (and ten-year veterans of the Toronto music scene) Mike O'Brien and Carlin Nicholson reunited to play shows as Paso Mino, the backing band of Broken Social Scene member Jason Collett. The two started recording music together for fun in their downtime, and realizing that their songs had potential, they recruited drummer Rob Drake and multi-instrumentalist Neil Quin to round out the group. In the summer of 2009, Zeus released the Sounds Like Zeus EP, which gained attention with its cover of the Genesis hit "That's All." Arts & Crafts released a full-length debut, Say Us, the following winter, in February of 2010. Two years later, Zeus returned with Busting Visions, which earned enthusiastic reviews and a welcome response from fans; a year after its initial release, Busting Visions was reissued in a special edition, accompanied by a bonus seven-song EP with the group performing covers of songs by Michael Jackson, Big Star, Genesis, and R. Kelly, among others. Following extensive touring in support Busting Visions, Zeus returned to their Ill Eagle Recording Studio and began work on their next album; Classic Zeus, which despite the title was a collection of 11 brand-new songs, was released by Arts & Crafts in September 2014. ~ Jason Lymangrover
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  1.   Song
  2.   Are You Gonna Waste My Time?
  3.   The Renegade
  4.   Kindergarten
  5.   Marching Through Your Head
  6.   Heartbreak Hotel
  7.   Phase Terminale
  8.   Proud and Beautiful
  9.   Hot Under the Collar
  10.   Bomba by KZ Tandingan
  11.   Rococock Fight
  12.   Fever of the Time
  13.   Krakatoa
  14.   Ok Blue Jays
  15.   Ignition
  16.   27 Is the New 17
  17.   Stop the Train
  18.   Forza Bruta Ram Attack
  19.   It's Alright
  20.   Ooh La La
  21.   I Love The Night
  22.   I Know What You're After
  23.   Cool Blue (And the Things You Do)
  24.   As Long As I Am On Your Mind
  25.   Take A Ride
  26.   Shifting
  27.   Bonnieview
  28.   Teach Me
  29.   Vasoline
  30.   Fight Test
  31.   At the Risk of Repeating
  32.   This Time I'm In Love
  33.   Now Don't Let It Go
  34.   Let It Go, Don't Let It Go
  35.   Love/Pain
  36.   The Darkness
  37.   Miss My Friends
  38.   Where Is My Love
  39.   Everybody's Got One
  40.   Showdown
  41.   Panta Reich
  42.   With Eyes Closed
  43.   Get It Straight
  44.   Time Of The Season
  45.   Freedom
  46.   Straight Through the Light
  47.   Who Is It?
  48.   Cornerstones
  49.   Dont Ask Me
  50.   Heavy on Me
  51.   Kick The Habit
  52.   How Does It Feel?
  53.   Without a Map
  54.   The Sound of You
  55.   On The Street
  56.   One Of A Kind
  57.   That's All
  58.   Enemy E Core
  59.   Aeroplane
  60.   Greater Times on the Wayside
  61.   What Do You Want From Me
  62.   Now That I've Got You
  63.   You Could Have a Lover
  64.   Tierra de la Cruz
  65.   Strong Mind
  66.   All You Grind Is Love
  67.   You've Got Me
  68.   Hello, Tender Love
  69.   Anything You Want Dear
  70.   Be My Girl
  71.   Communication
  72.   San Leather
  73.   I've Been Waiting So Long
  74.   You Gotta' Teller
  75.   Love in a Game
  76.   Messenger's Way
  77.   Permanent Scar
  78.   Colon Hell
  79.   Bright Brown Opus
  80.   First One In
  81.   One Line Written In
  82.   Old Enough to Know
  83.   The River by the Garden
  84.   I Will Follow You
  85.   The Ballad of El Goodo
  86.   Throw It on the Fire
  87.   I Know

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