Song of the Day - December 26, 2006
OK, it is no longer Christmas and my musical selection is not quite as gentle as yesterday's tune. You may not be ready for this if it is early in the morning, or evening for that matter. The Young Widows are in your face rock and roll. They are loud, rude, and great! Their influences range from bands like Shellac, Nirvana, Jesus Lizard, and Gang of Four. You are either going to love this or hate it. Yes, I love it. The distortion is beautiful to my ear and the beats are punishing, truly invigorating music. This Louisville based band pulls no punches on Settle Down City, a post grunge masterpiece. It may not be entirely the style these days, but it is one heck of a record. I suggest a small dose of the Young Widows to determine your level of tolerance, and the best song is the title tune, "Settle Down City." Click here to listen.