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Paper Zoo
self-titled EP

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Paper Zoo’s EP is a rock carnival on acid, performed by anachronistic teenagers seemingly delivered here straight from the 70’s.

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Paper Zoo’s debut EP is a rock carnival on acid, performed by anachronistic teenagers seemingly delivered here straight from the 70’s. Dynamic and epic, they deliver the songs as if they were twice their age. Although heavy, they aren’t afraid of melody, and where other young bands stray into candy-coated hooks, Paper Zoo restrain themselves to hooks Pink Floyd would be proud of.

They may be Bigelf proteges, but Paper Zoo are no Bigelf wannabes. They mix in as many Beatles circus tricks as guitar hero riffs.

Stand out tracks:
Title track “Paper Zoo,” where singer Allister implores, “Join us, we are the Paper Zoo.”
And, “Laughing Legba,” which gives keyboardist Martin a bit of prominence- it’s twisted and deceptively catchy.

Like any good EP, Paper Zoo is too short. Five songs.

Haiku:
Although they are young/
Paper Zoo delivers songs/
as if twice their age

Haiku:
Paper Zoo’s EP/
Is deceptively catchy/
Dynamic, twisted