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3.94 | 25 ratings | 3 reviews | 16% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2006

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Alone, Jealous, and Stoned (6:46)
2. All At Once (It's Not Important) (4:37)
3. Lightning Blue Eyes (5:31)
4. Daddy's in the Doldrums (8:23)
5. I Hate Pretending (5:15)
6. Faded Lines (4:59)
7. I Want To Know if It's Still Possible (5:00)
8. 1,000 Seconds (5:15)

Line-up / Musicians

-Brandon Curtis / vocals, bass guitar, keyboards
-Benjamin Curtis / guitar, backing vocals
-Josh Garza / drums


Alejandra Deheza / vocals (6)
Garth Hudson / accordion (7)

Releases information

Released on iTunes in February 2006 and on CD in April 2006 on Reprise.

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THE SECRET MACHINES Ten Silver Drops ratings distribution

(25 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(16%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(40%)
Good, but non-essential (32%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (8%)

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4 stars Released initially exclusive for iTunes in 2006, "Ten Silver Drops" is an excellent rock album ? both in terms of art and alternative rock. Some psychedelic oddities, shoegaze and even post-rock influenced sound and fantastic production makes here the hell of an album! No weak tracks here. For th ... (read more)

Report this review (#802557) | Posted by ole-the-first | Friday, August 10, 2012 | Review Permanlink

5 stars My friends from school approached me this past week and invited me to go to a Secret Machines show this Saturday. Not only had I never heard of the band at this point, but I was also scheduled to work that particular night, so making the drive to Philadelphia (2-3 hour drive for me) was out of th ... (read more)

Report this review (#93272) | Posted by cicatriz819 | Tuesday, October 3, 2006 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Really impressed by this. Opener "Alone, Jealous and Stoned" is perfect. Starts with atmospheric keyboard and guitar effects, morphs into a radiohead type riff and settles into a beautiful ode to lost love overlaid with echoey guitar. The single, "Lightning Blue Eyes" fairly belts along with so ... (read more)

Report this review (#82333) | Posted by Billymac | Friday, June 30, 2006 | Review Permanlink

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