Motherlode

by Super Soul Bros.

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Kyle Jones The music of Earthbound still holds up all these years later, but mainly because of a little help from a fantastic band. Favorite track: Fourside.
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C Rambo I am blown away by this entire album. SSB's original funk fusion and jazz take on the source material brings it to life like never before. Each track is an expertly crafted tribute, and it is extremely difficult to choose a favorite. SSB is among the best VGM bands out there, and Motherlode is truly a must own gem for any Earthbound fan! Favorite track: Winters.
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localloli Bought this album because this band is great, and I'm loving the album so far, great job SSB!
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Jay El Heard your songs via StephenVlog, @Stephen_Georg and @Mal_Makes. Just HAD to buy this album. Favorite track: Pollyanna.
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Super Soul Bros' first ever full-length studio-produced album is a 16 track tribute to the beloved EarthBound / Mother series. Featuring a broad range of musical styles, Motherlode is a 76-minute trip that spans the Mother trilogy.

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released January 1, 2018

Robbie Benson
Piano, clavinet, electric piano, organ, synth-bass, bebot (track #01, #05, #13), scratching (track #11)

Brian Sheu
Guitars, bass guitar (track #05, #08), violins (track #09, #12), synthesizer (track #05, #12)

Chris Haman
Drums, percussion

Alex Popoff
Tenor saxophone, EWI

Christian Manzana
Trombone

Bill Smolik
Trumpet

Also Featuring
Anthony Franceschi - Percussion
Mega Ran - Vocals (track #07)
Neiman Chen - Double bass (track #09)
Collette Larson-Benson - Vocals (track #15)

Recorded by
Stephen Marley / Fossil Records (Santa Clara, CA)

Additional Recording by Brian Sheu

Mixed & Mastered by
Steve Murr

Album Art by
Jon Magram

Special Thanks to
Shigesato Itoi, Mom & Dad, Fangamer, Taco Bravo

Recorded Nov 2016 - Nov 2017

Copyright 2018 Super Soul Bros

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Track Name: Ness's Nightmare (Featuring Mega Ran)
Verse 1

I step out the house, stop short oh no,
Greeted by a punk bouncing on a pogo
Stick i move quick getting got's a no no
What kinda place is this? I don't know
Not a city that you'd like to go
There's all types of eyefuls Frightful foes,
Mean Run away dogs, spiteful crows >
the goal's survival so, maybe I should go

Hook

Got no idea where I am
I don't know but here I am
So scared I am....

Seems it's only getting worse now
Kinda Wish that I was earthbound


Verse 2

Now..As if I couldn't have more bad luck
I see a cop but he's not but he's not calling for back up,
I run, he gives chase and before he can catch up
I'm slapped up..by some kind of Attack slug
Usually I'd have a chance in this Match up
But this slug isn't normal, he's mad tough
Things aren't seeming to add up
My town's gone crazy and I'm about to crack up!

Verse 3

I see mice and ants that, are quite gigantic
I'm tough and all but I don't Like my chances
Reports say UFOs might have landed
Trying not to panic but Hyped and frantic
I duck into the 4th street bank
When I'm greeted by
A man named frank with a shank,
My heart just sank, I'm trying to understand - man...
What is this madness??
Must get past this

Verse 4

Ayo There's gotta be an explanation,
For this situation I'm currently facing
Monsters are Chasin' and misbehaving
And No one is coming to help---amazing!
Shrooms are rambling, Punks are skating
> Sprouts raising Cranky ladies complaining
Thinking I'm their Plaything feet are aching
World needs saving times a wasting come on


Verse 5

I see a bee but can I trust him though ? Uncomfortable have been so untouchable
FromTaxis to records, pumps and ghosts
Even piles of barf.. now that's just gross
Or Maybe I'm asleep and a dream is happening
I'm tossing and turning, my team just laughing
While I'm sweating weezing, weeping gasping
And now they released The kraken
Here we go!