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

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