So… I’m not sure how this happened. How did I overlook The Good, The Bad and The Queen for almost two years? Their CD spent about that much time sitting on my desk and I just never listened to it. Odd. I was then called an asshole by a good friend and was told that I would love the record. He was right. Though TGTBATQ is the side-project of Damon Albarn of Blur & Gorillaz, don’t expect to hear anything remotely close to either of those two projects (even though Danger Mouse produced it). Expect to hear something gritty, something engulfed in soul, fire and extremely clever musicianship.
Go check out the songs “History Song” and “80′s Life” on their MySpace profile or pick it up on iTunes.
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I just ordered my copy of the new Summerbirds In The Cellar CD: Druids. You should do the same. I haven’t been this excited for a new release in a LONG time. I had the pleasure of seeing these guys live at SXSW and they put on a show that rivaled that of Muse and sounded flawless. Chances are you can only catch them live if you live in Florida or Georgia, but let’s hope they go on tour.
I’m usually not one to say this but Druids is one of the most important records of the last 5 years. I’m also not usually one of the types to use the “for fans of” but I’m going to do it anyway: I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness, Blur (Think Tank), Muse, New London Fire (huh??).