Sunday, June 03, 2007

Tim Armstrong: A Poet's Life

Tim's solo release has him going more ska/reggae, backed by Hellcat buddies the Aggrolites. Catchy and fun, I can't attest to the quality of the lyrics, since 1) I can almost never understand what this man is saying, and 2) I haven't gotten the chance to listen to it carefully yet (that entails putting it on a CD and listening to it in the car while stuck in traffic), but the album, what I've heard thus far, is fun and dependable, and just right for summer. And don't worry. It's not the Transplants.

This began as a thank you from Tim to Rancid fans, to be released one track at a time on the Internet to tide fans over until the next Rancid full-length. But when KROQ in LA began heavily playing the explosive track, "Into Action", plans changed. So here's Armstrong's first solo release, backed by some of the strongest radio support since the days of "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho". With a killer old-school two-tone groove, helped along by Hellcat label mates The Aggrolites, "A Poet's Life" is loose, punky, infectious, and shamelessly danceable [from product description].
Tim Armstrong - A Poet's Life



nffcnnr said...

i'm really diggin' this record. thanks.

b said...

no problem! thanks for stopping by :]

finally got to sit down and listen to the whole thing. it's really growing on me. really enjoying it.

Jim said...

I'd keep looking for that second job, even with the raise, so you can save up lots of money for beer & carrot sticks for when me and the imaginary animals pop round :D


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