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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.   27 Is the New 17
  4.   The Renegade
  5.   Kindergarten
  6.   Marching Through Your Head
  7.   Fever of the Time
  8.   You Gotta' Teller
  9.   Proud and Beautiful
  10.   Time Of The Season
  11.   Hot Under the Collar
  12.   Now Don't Let It Go
  13.   Old Enough to Know
  14.   Aeroplane
  15.   Everybody's Got One
  16.   I Know What You're After
  17.   The River by the Garden
  18.   Heartbreak Hotel
  19.   Heavy on Me
  20.   On The Street
  21.   Throw It on the Fire
  22.   Love/Pain
  23.   Dont Ask Me
  24.   What Do You Want From Me
  25.   Stop the Train
  26.   Cornerstones
  27.   One Of A Kind
  28.   Krakatoa
  29.   The Darkness
  30.   Who Is It?
  31.   Now That I've Got You
  32.   Messenger's Way
  33.   The Sound of You
  34.   Bomba by KZ Tandingan
  35.   The Ballad of El Goodo
  36.   Ooh La La
  37.   Anything You Want Dear
  38.   Forza Bruta Ram Attack
  39.   It's Alright
  40.   Cool Blue (And the Things You Do)
  41.   All You Grind Is Love
  42.   Fight Test
  43.   You've Got Me
  44.   Showdown
  45.   Greater Times on the Wayside
  46.   Without a Map
  47.   Straight Through the Light
  48.   Miss My Friends
  49.   I Love The Night
  50.   Ok Blue Jays
  51.   Phase Terminale
  52.   Where Is My Love
  53.   First One In
  54.   Permanent Scar
  55.   With Eyes Closed
  56.   Rococock Fight
  57.   Be My Girl
  58.   One Line Written In
  59.   Hello, Tender Love
  60.   I Will Follow You
  61.   Love in a Game
  62.   I Know
  63.   Bright Brown Opus
  64.   Kick The Habit
  65.   You Could Have a Lover
  66.   Shifting
  67.   Enemy E Core
  68.   Get It Straight
  69.   This Time I'm In Love
  70.   Strong Mind
  71.   San Leather
  72.   Bonnieview
  73.   That's All
  74.   At the Risk of Repeating
  75.   I've Been Waiting So Long
  76.   Freedom
  77.   Take A Ride
  78.   Teach Me
  79.   Colon Hell
  80.   How Does It Feel?
  81.   Communication
  82.   Panta Reich
  83.   Vasoline
  84.   Let It Go, Don't Let It Go
  85.   As Long As I Am On Your Mind
  86.   Ignition
  87.   Tierra de la Cruz

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