GESO: Shonen Knife
D. Glenn Arthur Jr.
dglenn at panix.com
Tue Oct 27 04:24:46 EDT 2009
Tim Bray <tbray at textuality.com> wrote:
> Most of you won't have heard of them. They're a really good rock&roll
> band from Japan, no longer very popular. If you like sweet melodies
> and loud guitars, I guarantee they'll make you happy.
I adore Shonen Knife. Own a few albums, seen 'em live once.
"Sweet melodies and loud guitars" isn't inaccurate, but does
seem to leave out the way that classic-rock, punk, and surf
influences can all shine through simultaneously in a single
song that doesn't really fit any of those three genres.
Off to go look at your gallery now ...
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