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The Fire Theft The Fire Theft reunites three quarters of putative emo godfathers Sunny Day Real Estate with a new name -- and a fresh burst of inspiration. The band ...The Fire Theft The Fire Theft reunites three quarters of putative emo godfathers Sunny Day Real Estate with a new name -- and a fresh burst of inspiration. The band ...2003-10-10
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The Fire Theft

Producer (group): Rykodisc

The Fire Theft reunites three quarters of putative emo godfathers Sunny Day Real Estate with a new name – and a fresh burst of inspiration. The band – falsetto-lovin’ frontman Jeremy Enigk, drummer William Goldsmith, and Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel – moves easily between delicate pop miniatures and grandiose rock epics, all played with more focus than Sunny Day’s oft-hazy efforts. Old fans may dislike their classic-rock ambition and orchestral gloss, but the Fire Theft could be the rare spin-off that equals its progenitor.

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