An exercise in elvish empathy.
"Report Card" is an up-tempo rock & roller that was written as an additional song for our previous concept album, "Class of 1968." It's meant to be placed into the track list after the song "Those Guys," and it helps flesh out the story and themes of the album.
The B side, "Old School," is a jazz instrumental version of the A side. Gregory and Jeremy trade their jazziest licks and break out the hor
In El Dorado adds a touch of cowboy twang to The Cosmic Alliance's unique take on the sounds of classic rock & roll. Full of clever lyrics and delightful harmonies, its easy to see that this is where Jeremy and Gregory truly started to find their voices as songwriters.
War and Peace makes a timeless Anti-War statement that aims to resonate with all those who stand against oppression around the world. In War, Gregory displays his grief and rage in response to the genocide happening in his homeland, Armenia. The B side begs the question, "When will peace become an option again?" A philosophical quandary with such far reaching ramifications, of course, is only mean
Class of 1968 is a concept album designed to capture the young people's experience of the late 60's and early 70's, taking you on a magical musical tour of Rock & Roll at the time. The album's loose story follows a wild trip through chaotic college parties, civil rights protests, the psychedelic movement, and even there and back again from the war in Vietnam. And the album cover itself presents th
Their first double A-sided single, "Penny/Picturebook," features an alternate version of their song "Penny." Contrasting the polished, wall of sound orchestration of the album cut with a stripped back, rough rendition. Then, the flip side paints a calm and reflective portrait ending with the paraphrased quote:
"Everything's going to be ok when its over, and if it's not ok, then its not over."