Done in the spirit of rock seen in the late 70â€™s and early 80â€™s, their new album is a welcome change from the style of rock that has dominated the air waves and the industry for the past 10 years.
Songs such as â€œStruggleâ€ and â€œThe Memoryâ€ are anthem songs that resemble a full concert in 7 to 9 minutes each, respectively.
The Last Act consists of 4 members out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ensemble consists of Jeff Larsen (Guitars, background vocals, keyboard), Shawn Speirs (Drums, background vocals), Stan Engelage (Bass), and Colin Murphy (Lead vocals). Work was started on No Good Deed Goes Unpunished in the winter of 2002 with the addition of Stan Engelage. Colin Murphy was added to the band in the winter of 2003, and with 6 songs already conceived, they were hard pressed to finish all 10 by studio time in June 2004.
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished is a true compliment to the songs and bands that influenced all of the members over the years. After the first few tracks were put down in Small World Studios, Henry Small, the albumâ€™s producer, realized that there was an undeniable energy and sense of abandonment in the music that needed to be kept. As a result, the approach taken was not one of sheer perfection in presentation; on the contrary, it was more about keeping the raw feel and energy that was inherent to the music and band.
Based on the first few reviews received and the overall response of the initial released singles â€œBroken Dawnâ€ and â€œThe Memoryâ€, it is clear that this CD will find it's way into many people's CD collections.
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2. Broken Dawn
3. Full Volumage
5. Slave to the Nerve
6. The Memory
8. Guilded Justice
9. No Good Deed (Goes Unpunished)
10. What Are You Waiting For?