The Smoggers ‎– Dark Reaction

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Soundflat Records ‎– SFR-086
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A1 Eres Asi
Arranged By – The Smoggers
3:02
A2 Razones Para Odiar (La Inmortalidad) 3:36
A3 No Volveras 3:59
A4 Porque Te Quiero 3:17
A5 Tu Maldad 2:08
B1 Dark Reaction 3:30
B2 Fuzz Me In The Cave 3:13
B3 You Can't Come Down
Written By – Måns P. Månsson
3:52
B4 Who's Jenny 3:46
B5 The Devil On Me 4:57

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Dark Reaction' is the wild Spaniards THE SMOGGERS fifth album and their second LP on SOUNDFLAT RECORDS. While the band didn't lose a bit of their great energy and elaborate songwriting, this record, just like its title already gives away, sounds a little bit darker than its predecessor. The record already starts off with the instant hit 'Eres Asi', which is baed on THE MIRACLE WORKERS-song 'Waiting' - a fuzzy Garagepunk-dancer, that makes it impossible to sit still while listening. An outstanding tune is the kick-ass-song 'Tu Maldad', which comes forward with a wild Spanish temper. The B-side in contrast to the Spanish A-side has all English lyrics and starts off with the catchy 'Dark Reaction' and together with 'Who's Jenny' and 'The Devil on Me' reminds one a little of THE FUZZTONES with its sinister organ and dark Garage-sound with a heavy fuzz-guitar. With 'You Can't Come Down' the band included a fantastic cover-version of THE CRIMSON SHADOWS' song while adding an extra-portion of SMOGGERS-touch. With 'Dark Reaction' THE SMOGGERS prove once again, that even after five albums they don't lose their energy and stay wild while they keep refining their sound.

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July 28, 2017
Dark Reaction' is the wild Spaniards THE SMOGGERS fifth album and their second LP on SOUNDFLAT RECORDS. While the band didn't lose a bit of their great energy and elaborate songwriting, this record, just like its title already gives away, sounds a little bit darker than its predecessor. The record already starts off with the instant hit 'Eres Asi', which is baed on THE MIRACLE WORKERS-song 'Waiting' - a fuzzy Garagepunk-dancer, that makes it impossible to sit still while listening. An outstanding tune is the kick-ass-song 'Tu Maldad', which comes forward with a wild Spanish temper. The B-side in contrast to the Spanish A-side has all English lyrics and starts off with the catchy 'Dark Reaction' , 'Devil on Me' with 'Who's Jenny' reminds one a little of THE FUZZTONES with its sinister organ and dark Garage-sound with a heavy fuzz-guitar. With 'You Can't Come Down' the band included a fantastic cover-version of THE CRIMSON SHADOWS' song while adding an extra-portion of SMOGGERS-touch. With 'Dark Reaction' THE SMOGGERS prove once again, that even after five albums they don't lose their energy and stay wild while they keep refining their sound.