Monday, November 16, 2009

Them Crooked Vultures: Nobody Loves Me & Neither Do I

The ever-distinct brand of Josh Homme continues to shine even under his latest endeavor, Them Crooked Vultures. As excited as I was to hear "New Fang" when it went public, this live performance of "Nobody Loves Me & Neither Do I" injects me with rock n' roll glee: wild rhythmic change-ups and guitar riffs that sneer and flaunt their cleverness and vitality like a stiff middle-finger to FM radio. John Paul Jones is almost in Zeppelin rebellion, having to begin again since rock radio killed "Stairway," and having a great time doing it. I'm even ready to forgive Dave Grohl for the The Foo Fighters after hearing this one.





Sincerely,
Letters From A Tapehead

2 comments:

georg said...

The entire album is really amazing. You won't be disappointed. (Unless you've heard it already...!)

Letters From A Tapehead said...

Yeah, I can't wait to pick it up. I'm very excited.

Sincerely,
Letters From A Tapehead

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