Famous Last Words played their last show in January 2007. Click on the links at bottom left for Jeff\'s subsequent projects, including the Z-Trane Electric Band. Here are the original CD Baby notes for the second FLW CD. Famous Last Words\' first CD, simply titled \'Famous Last Words\' created a buzz in music circles by showcasing the band\'s diversity. Recorded in San Francisco with Mark Pistel (Michael Franti and Spearhead, Chuck Prophet, Consolidated), it garnered 4 stars in the All Music Guide and was featured in Relix Magazine, Independent Musician, Amplifier, and NBC TV on the series finale of \'Ed.\' It was selected as an Editor\'s Pick (for Extended Jams) on this very website. With sales and airplay in both the United States and Europe, and supported by great live performances, the band built a dedicated following. Along with their blazing electric live shows, the band is also known for playing in a stripped-down acoustic format. \'Underground Acoustic\' was originally an acoustic demo, intended for bookers and not the general public. But in the Spring of 2005, Kynd Music editor Dave Terpeny got a hold of a copy and wrote a review - he sent the band an advance preview and made a pretty convincing case that it should be available commercially - this started the ball rolling... Here is the first paragraph of that (now-legendary) review: \'I think everyone knew someone, maybe in college, who was a great guitar player who sat around the dorm at night strumming away a selection of mellow tunes. And at least once that friend of yours hit a spot in your soul and I mean deep down. Maybe you were thinking of a loved one that had passed, an ex lover, or maybe you were just thinking back, in that joyfully melancholy way we can, about a blissful moment forever gone. Either way there was something in the notes and words that, for a moment, stopped your spirit in mid-stride and made you choke back a tear or just stare, stunned, into your beer. I know it\'s happened to me a few times and I\'ve felt the music and my soul perfectly collide. I hope it\'s happened to you. And if it hasn\'t yet, I know just the trick. It\'s an unreleased album by San Francisco\'s Famous Last Words.\' Well, it\'s no longer unreleased, as you can see. Acoustic guitar, bass, harmonica, beer-drenched harmonies, occasional percussion, and one B3 organ. Understated but epic. \'Live and untainted but with an album-like gravity\' according to the Nomad Music Series. Chair squeaks, fret sounds and music. We hope you enjoy it... Fold-out insert includes liner notes and lyrics. Note: This CD includes \'Sloe Hank\' from the first CD as well as the two short ending acoustic pieces...
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