Unplugged: Long Way from Home

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Unplugged: Long Way From Home
Taxi Violence Unplugged Long Way From Home Album.jpg
Studio album by Taxi Violence
Released 2011
Taxi Violence chronology
The Turn
(2009) The Turn2009
Unplugged: Long Way From Home
(2011)
Soul Shake
(2013) Soul Shake2013

Unplugged: Long Way From Home is the third studio album by South African rock band Taxi Violence, [1] released in September 2011.

Taxi Violence

Taxi Violence is a South African rock band from Cape Town. The group consists of George van der Spy (vocals), Jason Ling (bass), Louis Nel (drums), Rian Zietsman (guitar) and Loedi van Renen (guitar/bass). They have released five studio albums: Untie Yourself (2006), The Turn (2009), Unplugged: Long Way From Home (2011), Soul Shake (2013), and Tenfold (2014). They are influenced by bands such as: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Queens of the Stone Age, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam.

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Unplugged: Long Way From Home received positive reviews all round. The single "Heads or Tails (unplugged)" was playlisted on National radio stations. The album received two South African Music Award nominations in 2012. One for Best Rock Album and another for Best Group.

Taxi Violence have taken their early material and given us a masterclass in how a band can grow, learn and become best of breed. - Chris Roper [3]

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Went Down To The River" 
2."Devil 'n Pistol" 
3."Unholy" 
4."Long Way From Home" 
5."Waking Up" 
6."Blue Song" 
7."Heads Or Tails" 
8."Between Heaven And The Deep Blue Sea" 
9."No More No Less" 
10."The Turn" 
11."Venus Fly Trap" 
12."The Mess" 
13."Untie Yourself" 

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