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

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