were one of the last to board the Drive-Thru wagon, and as of August 2009, one of the last to jump off. Their recent self-titled effort contains elements key to Drive-Thru's early successes: the music is shamelessly poppy, with a familiar combination of major key build, dissonance, and introspective pacing. Despite a revolving cast of band members, Steel Train still hold true to their original incarnation, and sound like they'd be as comfortable on a 2003 Warped Tour sampler as they would with recent tourmates Tegan and Sara.
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MP3: "Turnpike Ghost" (Steel Train)
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