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Two Hours Traffic

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Two Hours Traffic began in 2003 when former kindergarten colleagues Liam Corcoran and Alec OHanley recruited fellow University of PEI Chemistry students Andrew MacDonald and Derek Ellis. After the better part of a year, the group released an EP entitled The April Storm. This record caught the ear of acclaimed Halifax guitar hero Joel Plaskett, who immediately offered to produce the groups first full-length album. When not breaking Erlenmeyer flasks, the group managed to pen and record a twelve-song eponymous album that blurs the line between alt-country and power pop. Unabashedly catchy and sincere, Two Hours Traffic is deservedly at the fore of the Canadian Maritime pop revival.

Recorded while the band was still in their teens, Two Hours Traffic recalls the eccentricity of The Cars and the immediacy of Big Star. People took to the songs without hesitation: Limelight fueled some hottub drama on The OC, Better Sorry Than Safe edged out indie-rock mainstays Broken Social Scene and The Constantines on CBC Radio 3’s 2005 year-end list, and the album was nominated for Best Rock Recording at the 2006 East Coast Music Awards. While their debut album was a ... (+) expand
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geegee9 (level 2) wrote:
they played at your school vandenoekel?? you are soo lucky! i love these guys. Heatseeker maybe my favorite song ever.
6 years ago
vandenoekel (level 10) wrote:
These guys played at my school last night. Amazing! I got them to sign my CD.
6 years ago
kimmy927 (level 30) wrote:
Can we get "Jezebel" or "Stuck for the Summer" up here?
I would definitely favorite and max heart both of those! :)
6 years ago
cr (level 32) wrote:
Another good Canadian Band hits T61...good work guys.
7 years ago
jessicaemperkins (level 26) wrote:
Great song! So fun... Hope to see more soon!
7 years ago
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