Welcome To Rio Grande

by The Brandon Smith Band

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Glenn Rodriguez Welcome to Rio Grande is the new 8 track album by Urethra Franklin that chronicles the trials and tribulations of living in a shore town that is only alive during the summer. The boys deliver with this record and should be essential listening if you are a fan of the alternative rock/punk genres.

With storied filled lyrics, catchy hooks, and rocking riffs, Welcome To Rio Grande deserves to be in your collection. Favorite track: I Don't...Do You?.
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    The long-awaited debut of New Jersey natives Urethra Franklin, telling the story of the town they grew up in. Characterized by high-energy fast-paced alternative, the band delivers with inspiring and heartfelt lyrics and catchy hooks.

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Recorded at Bad Lab Studio in Tabernacle, NJ
Engineered and mixed by Dan Pilla and Justin Hollis
Performed by Urethra Franklin: www.urethrafranklinband.com
All music and lyrics written by Brandon Smith


released April 16, 2013

Brandon Smith: Guitars, Vocals, Backup Vocals, Lyrics
Sassy McSass: Bass (tracks 2, 4, and 7)
Sloppy Beej Pettit: Drums, Sexual Tension

additional musicians:
Tater: Bass (tracks 1, 3, 5, and 6)
Adam Fincke: Backup Vocals (tracks 3 and 5)

Rio Mall album photo credits to www.labelscar.com

All music and lyrics written by Brandon Smith
©2013 Fester Records



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The Brandon Smith Band Middle Township, New Jersey

Brandon began playing in bands at the ripe age of 10 in the fall of 2001. Since then, he's shared the playbill with artists such as; Sylvain Sylvain of the New York Dolls, Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols, Man Overboard, Taking Back Sunday, The Menzingers, letlive, and more. Brandon's first solo EP, 'Honey, I'm Homeless', features fast-paced pop-alternative with heartfelt lyrics and catchy hooks. ... more

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Track Name: I Don't...Do You?
Do you know how it oughtta be?
Do you fear the things that can’t see?
‘Cause I do ... and I do

It’s something I don’t wanna miss from you, nothing else I can do so give me your hand, oh, my darling
and I will take you far away ... out of this town

Just give me a line, my darling, something to hold onto
Just give me a line, my dear, ‘cause I don’t wanna be here

Just gimme a line, I can hold onto
Track Name: Sight
Such a sight for sore eyes and a bleeding sunrise
Tonight I will fight so read me my last rites
and I won’t give it up this time

Now we’re here right on time and I feel my lungs burn
My last cigarette makes my stomach turn
and I’m alright, so here are my last words

And I know why i’m lost
And I feel like i’m giving up

Give me a gun, black pen, and spiral notebook
My words fade away as you give me one last look
and i am writing one last note to you
I don’t deserve to express my endless sadness
I know you’d pretend to try to fix this
but I see through all your bullshit

I know I don’t deserve this

written by Brandon Smith
©2013 Fester Records