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CD's Revisited: The Evens - The Evens

via Pitchfork . I 100% bought this album because of Ian MacKaye. That might have been a mistake at the time. Not because this is a bad album or anything, but when I bought The Evens  I was at a point in my life where I was looking for music that was loud and fast, and it was naive of me to believe that this album would fulfill that need when I already knew that most Fugazi albums didn't do anything for me (I would even go as far as to say that at the time, I knew any Fugazi song that wasn't "Waiting Room" didn't really do it for me). I remember listening to this album a few times and trying to force myself to like it, if only to justify spending money on it. Other than "All These Governors," I don't think there's a single song that really spoke to me at age 15, and even then I'm not sure if the song itself meant a whole lot to me outside of liking the melody. I didn't outright hate it, but for context a lot of what I was listening t