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By: GREGORY T POLARD 5 months ago

Bought this in 1995 as a 14 year old kid who saw “Jeff Nelson” and “ex-Minor Threat” and didn’t know what to make of it. Now as an adult I realize what a killer band this was! Totally reminds me of the Posies at times. I would recommend everyone check out the episode of End On End podcast about this album.

By: Stephen Reeder over 5 years ago

I picked this record up when it was released in 1991, and while I did like it at the time, I don't think I fully appreciated it.
This record is a great slab of early 90's power pop. Great hooks and melody, this and their EP Curiosity and Relief are an incredible collection of ear-worms.
Sonically, HBC's have more in common with acts such as Material Issue and Sloan, than they do with Minor Threat or Fugazi, although they seemed to pave the way for later Dischord acts such as Smart Went Crazy, Soccer Team, and Title Tracks.

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Dischord 056 High Back Chairs Of Two Minds

The High Back Chairs first and only LP, released in 1991.
This 12" LP comes with a free MP3 download when purchased from Dischord.
Recorded: Nov' 90 - April '91

Peter Hayes vocals & guitar
Jim Spellman  guitar
Charles Steck bass & vocals
Jeff Nelson drums & vocals

1. Miles To Inches
2. Take Away
3. Swear
4. Wild
5. Kiss & Tell
6. Doldrums
7. Afterlife
8. Cannon Fodder
Recorded At
Inner Ear Studios
Produced By
Ted Niceley and The Chairs