Rusty Willoughby is a quite Brill songwriter from Washington State. He is/ has been a member of the bands Llama, Flop, and Pure Joy, and has recorded under his own name.
He's clever (like Elvis Costello) without being too clever (like Elvis Costello), but he rocks, uses more than three chords and his songs actually say something.
This CD features music by acts from all over North America, including a concentration of acts from the Vancouver/Victoria B.C. area- standouts include Leeroy Stagger, Run Chico Run, Semi-Louise, Hank and Lily, and Budokan.
1 Hello/ Marshall Artist
2 We've All Seen Better Days/ Suite Sixteen
3 Tooth Decay/ Geoff Howe
4 Bill Budd/ Semi-Louise
5 Now I Know/ Budokan
6 Anne/ Leeroy Stagger
7 Night of the Hunter/ SK Rogot
8 Waste of Space/ Marshall Artist
9 All the Stupid Things/ Run Chico Run
10 Holocoustic/ DJM '89
11 Holocaust/ Handsome Hank
12 Regrets/ Ghosts
13 Standing on a Bridge/ Chop
14 Need Retrograde Orbit/ Bionic Systems Go
15 Division/ Stool Pidgeion
16 April Ate Our World/ Toure
18 Bleeding/Hank and Lily
19 The Losing End/ The Nervous Breakdowns