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The platinum selling rock -- Gin Blossoms had a very special Thanksgiving this year as they shared the holiday overseas with our troops.
-- -- -- just got back from a five day USO tours of Kuwait and -- Iraq which he did to we perform for the US troops in Baghdad on Thanksgiving.
Lead singer Robin Wilson felt morale was high on the pieces he'd visited.
Granted where the visiting rock stars roaming around the base -- was happy to meet us.
But even that he said I thought morale was released.
And fifteen to -- the -- -- troops are going home now which is a great thing with the whole theater seems to be winding down.
And overall the trip left a big impression on him and you feel like you're a part of history when you're there were performing.
For the troops it's a very special moment every show.
Meanwhile the Gin Blossoms have a new album out one Wilson says longtime fans can appreciate.
But the record's called no chocolate cake and it really does have our best batch of songs that we've coughed up since 1992.
And from making music in the ninety's to making music into 2011.
He adds they've had some priceless experience in this changing industry.
We're very fortunate that we were part of the old school system that.
Cultivated bands and groomed careers and we recorded on analog tape and things like that in I'm really glad that we got to see that side of the music industry before it died.
So when folks join them on the road expect to show that spans the years and the greatest hits.
I have moments through the show where I can't help but remember the moment the song was written or some incidents.
On the road twenty years ago -- things like that.
But found it certainly performing -- jealousy every night -- is -- -- favors.
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