365 Days of Music: Day 257

For the final day of my grade nine rewind, a song by a local band that I grew to love at my first concert without parental supervisison, at the age of 13 and on the cusp of the grade nine year itself.  Interestingly enough, they opened for one of our previous artists in this cycle, Moist.

Treble Charger is portrayed as a punk-pop outfit, and many of their radio singles buy into that motif.  But many of their earlier singles, and the tracks that never reached airplay, were of a softer alt-rock ballad nature.  This track is one of them, and although it’s not my first choice (my favourite song of theirs, Trinity Bellwoods off the NC-17 disc, isn’t on YouTube), it’s gorgeous nonetheless, and befitting the atmosphere of high school.

Day 257:  Red – Treble Charger

This Is Me In Grade Nine:  Recap

14.  What A Good Boy – Barenaked Ladies
13.  Forgiven – Alanis Morissette
12.  Gotta Get Away – The Offspring
11.  None Of Your Business – Salt N Pepa
10.  Someday, I’ll Be Saturday Night – Bon Jovi
9.  Into Everything – Moist
8. Shamrocks and Shenanigans – House of Pain
7. Janie’s Got A Gun – Aerosmith
6. I Hate Myself and Want To Die – Nirvana
5.  Disarm – Smashing Pumpkins
4. Tomorrow – Silverchair
3.  Naveed – Our Lady Peace
2.  Circles – Rainbow Butt Monkeys
1. Red – Treble Charger

Day258 marks the beginning of the Millenium weeks, a flashback to tracks that defined the year 2000 for me.  Stay tuned…

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