Have You Ever Done Something Evil? (2014)

by Hallelujah The Hills

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Doug Mayo-Wells
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Doug Mayo-Wells I've loved this band from the git-go, but this is probably their best recorded performance to date. Earworms galore, and well-recorded to boot. Favorite track: Phenomenonology.
Richard RR
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Richard RR Utterly worth buying! Favorite track: Do You Have Romantic Courage?.
Randy Johnson
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Randy Johnson The perfect soundtrack to drive from St. Louis, MO to Keokuk, IA. One of the three finest records of 2014. I Stand Corrected, We Are What We Say We Are, and Do You Have Romantic Courage are standouts, but really, the entire album is outstanding. Favorite track: I Stand Corrected.
Jan Kuik
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Jan Kuik best album yet. Especially the long(er) numbers. My fav: Phenomenology Favorite track: Try This Instead.
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Praise for HYEDSE!

- "Another giant step forward" - PopMatters
- "Without a doubt they are one of the greatest bands currently making music." - Captain's Dead
- "Few do it with the style and imagination of Hallelujah the Hills. [It's] is a blast from start to finish, every minute packed with hooky twists and turns. Mastermind Ryan Walsh can write a hell of a chorus, too, hitting plenty of Pollard-ian, singalong sweet spots over the album’s 12 tunes." - Aquarium Drunkard
- "Anthemic" - Brooklyn Vegan
- “A rousing, old-school rock whirlwind” – Stereogum
- “Criminally underappreciated” – Spin
-"The smartest music you will ever hoist a beer to" 4/5 ☆'s - Blurt Magazine
- "Put on this song, shut up, and kiss someone." – Noisey
- "They make music that is equivalent to crack. – Captain’s Dead
- "The best rock & roll album I've heard this year." - Wake The Deaf
- "This is a brilliant record in an age in which bands make singles. Believe the Hype." - Ryan's Smashing Life
- "Still growing and remaining strong, telling stories and evolving" - BDC Wire
- "Catchy-as-hell singalong choruses" - One Chord To Another
- “An album you should buy right now” – Matt Besser, founder of Upright Citizens Brigade
- "Infuses euphoric melodies with lyrical wit and imagination" - WBUR
- "A band at the top of its game" - Bucket Full Of Nails
- BBC Radio's song of the day

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released May 13, 2014

Recorded at 1809 Studios, Macedon, NY - www.1809studios.com
Produced by Hallelujah the Hills & Dave Drago
Mixed & Mastered at Machines with Magnets, Pawtucket, RI by Seth Manchester, Keith Souza, & Ryan Walsh
Copyright ©2014 Reverse The Tape Decks ASCAP

("You Got Fooled" engineered & mixed by Matt Beaudoin at Q Division Studios)


Band
Ryan Connelly – Drums, Vocals
Joseph Marrett – Bass, Vocals
Brian Rutledge – Trumpet, Moog, Vocals
Ryan Walsh – Guitar, Vocals
Nicholas Ward – Bass, Vocals

Special Guests: Madeline Forster and Dave Drago

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Track Name: I Stand Corrected
You’ve been selected to participate
In a survey about this call
You can press 3 to get on with it
Or smash the phone into the wall
Cuz when times get rough
We can always choose the good ol’ fight or flight
& this informal polling call is just another way to pass the night
We used to live like a Two-Part Tribe
Now we’re struggling to pass by
We used to shout names at the dawn
If you recall this please press one
If you recall this please press one
& if you’re all alone when the shit goes down
You can always press the star key to see if I’m around
But I probably won’t be around
Because the world tends to swallow us whole
& I’d rather risk oblivion
Then wait around to play some phony role
I’m losing track of who hates who
I’m an exception to the rule
I think somebody’s coming around who’s gonna tell us the truth
Is everybody's wasting your time?
I stand corrected