[kj] Undersung KJ songs
vassifer at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 28 14:07:19 EST 2005
For me. "Aeon" is *ALL* about Geordie's riff, which sounds like planet-sized
church bells. Pity about the production, though, busily muddling the track with
technoey tweaks, indistinguishable percussion and needless rumbling, which all but
renders Jaz's lyrics incomprehensible.
As Rob suggest, it is *DYING* for a remix. Preferrably a simple one. Strip away
Youth's bong-addicted filigree.
Alex in NYC
From: gregslawson at aol.com
Sent: Mar 28, 2005 10:40 AM
To: vassifer at earthlink.net, gathering at misera.net
Subject: Re: [kj] Undersung KJ songs
Actually, Alex, my faves are "Intellect" and "Medicine Wheel"--both remind me of old classic KJ stuff. I also like the lyrics to "Democracy" and "Bloody Election". I didn't really like "Aeons" until I named my 40th birthday party the "TAPping into the Aeons" party (it was held at a bar with about 100 taps--no joke!).
From: Alex Smith <vassifer at earthlink.net>
To: A list about all things Killing Joke (the band!) <gathering at misera.net>
Sent: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 11:08:55 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [kj] Undersung KJ songs
On the way to work this morning, my iPod set to a random selection of `Joke
tracks, the melifluously malevolent strains of "Savage Freedom" filled my
`phones. I'm not a big supporter of the DEMOCRACY record, but **OOF** does this
track ever cook. Sure, it's a bit busy (was the acoustic guitar necessary?), but
with the possible exception of "Aeon," it's the best thing on the album.
Agree? Disagree? Others to discuss?
Alex in NYC
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