The boys in American Sharks gave us a glimpse into what they were listening to on their tour with The Sword. Check out the top 10 tapes below. They also have their debut album coming out on September 17th – add it to your playlist here.
10. Key Bumpz/Cool Piss – Split
Badass tape by a couple of Houston locals. Key Bumpz really bring it when you feel like getting a little scummy.
9. Electric Light Orchestra – Discovery
We are all huge ELO fans. While Discovery definitely isn’t our favorite album, it’s got the jams to get us there.
8. Todd Rundgren – Utopia
Nick Cornetti’s fave. He flipped when he bought this one. Now we just need to get A Wizard A True Star and we’ll be all right!
7. Black Sabbath – Paranoid
6. David Bowie – Changes (Greatest Hits)
Found this beauty. All the classics on one tape. All the hits from Space Oddity to China Girl. A real no-brainer.
5. The Kinks – State Of Confusion
By the way, The Kinks released a couple badass 80’s records. WE KNOW, RIGHT?!?!
4. Michael Jackson – Thriller
This seemed to be a real go-to on long drives. Gotta listen to both sides of this classic.
3. Boston – Boston
Wish I could just say “duh” to this one too. If you are building a road tape collection and Boston isn’t sitting in there, you’re fucking up big time!
2. Natural Child – 1971
What can we say, this is an amazing road tape. Chill enough to just put on and leave on; rock n’ roll enough that you don’t fall asleep. Every song on this record is great. I think one day we let it play over and over for a whole eight hour drive.
1. Madonna – Like A Virgin
It seems like every night of this tour was a party and no party is complete without Madonna’s Like A Virgin. Nothing better than a bunch of drunk sweaty dudes chillin’ in a parking lot after a rock n’ roll show with the van doors open jamming Madonna… yeah we know.