Everybody’s boppin’ (CD)
Released in 2011, Chain & The Gang's second album, like its predecessor, was once again produced by Calvin Johnson at Dub Narcotic Studio. The lineup is also mostly the same, with the small difference that there are now five background singers who answer (in different songs) the calls of Ian...
One wild recording of the savage Mr Hawkins. TRACKLISTA1 Orange Colored Sky A2 Hong Kong A3 Temptation A4 I Love Paris A5 I Put A Spell On You A6 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot B1 Yellow Coat B2 Ol' Man River B3 If You Are But A Dream B4 Give Me My Boots And Saddle B5 Deep Purple B6 You Made Me Love You
The 2009 debut album from the chain gang led by Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Weird War) is a masterpiece of primitivism. From dazzling set pieces of R'n'B and rock'n'roll, the band forms highly melodic songs full of call-and-response chants ("What Is A Dollar"), or invites you to...
This album features elements of two of the greatest revolutionary rock bands of all time. Wayne Kramer came to prominence as a teenager in 1967 as a co-founder of the Detroit rock group MC5, a group known for their powerful live performances and radical left-wing political stance. The Pink Fairies...
Chain & The Gang's third album, released in 2012, features an attractive wild card: Katie Alice Greer: the charismatic singer of the Priests takes second vocals on all songs. And regardless of whether she only utters a sharp "Yeah!" or she completely takes over the song, like on "Free Will," her...