Big Heavy World’s Pop Pie serves up the HAPPYROCK of Burlington, Vermont on a silver (ok, aluminum) platter. It has 15 tracks of upbeat, melodic, ironic, neurotic, novel and dastardly clever pop, rock, slacker-pop, mock-rock, and singer-songwriter tunes that will make anyone’s day a better one. Pop Pie is community-sponsored and features tracks from Burlington’s native bands and their extended family. “Stocked with quality tunes… Pop Pie delivers the sweets,” said Vox. Shake It Up E-Zine says of Pop Pie, “Keep your ear in Vermont’s direction. There’s a pop rumbling there that may become a mighty roar!”
The tracks: Stupid Club, “Candy Music”; James Kochalka Superstar, “President Kochalka”; Zola Turn, “Racecar Driver”; Gladly, “Hydroflex”; Lindy Pear, “The Tradeoff In Vermont”; D. Jarvis Band, “Decide” (CD debut); Chin Ho!, “The Last Time”; The Happiest Guys in the World, “The World Is Big”; Cranial Perch, “Green Apple Girl”; Philistines Jr., “Analog vs. Digital”; ” Aaron Flinn’s Salad Days, “Where I’m At”; nrrrd, “Rule the World” (CD debut); The Zambonis, “Bob Marley & The Hartford Whalers”; Chad, “Jerry’s Gone”; and Joshe Henry, “Elephant,” (CD debut).