Middle Aged Angry Young Men
Thirteen tight and rowdy songs that don't last any longer than three minutes each. No dragging ballads, no guitar solos or whatever-solos, but a strong musical collective that speeds up every song to a breathtaking finish. The sound of the new CD, with the temporary title 'Middle-aged angry young men', is gonna be rough. "Most bands in the business start rough, to become more sophisticated and polished during their career. Our band goes just the other way round", smiles Skinnie Jones. The songs are about middle-aged men who evaluate their life so far. And the outcome of that evaluation is mainly anger. "All hopes and ideals from our youth are gone ", says Skinnie Jones. Plagued bij Weltschmerz the trio releases a lot of pressure about a world gone wrong: a world of heartlessness, disappointment and treachery. While doing that they are not sparing themselves. In the song 'My life's about' Mo'jones sings crystal clear: "Cause I don't know anymore, what my life's about." "I don't believe in anything anymore", admits Skinnie Jones. "I even have to try hard to believe in my own lyrics." Those lyrics are asthonishingly simple and minimalistic. Why use a lot of words if few words will do? The song 'Hey you' might go down in history as the most minimalistic song ever written, but that doesn't mean the song has nothing to say. The music swings and pushes, as we by now may expect from Mo'jones. But as a trio, this band sounds more compact than ever. The songs pass by as a train at full-speed. A CD with thirteen racing, bouncing and sometimes hilarious tracks must turn in a downright crazy album.