THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE Released Their Sixth LP ‘GIVE IT BACK!’ Twenty Years Ago…

Going back in sonic history…

5 October 2017

Band: THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE

Album: GIVE IT BACK! – the band’s fifth longplayer in only 2 years (Hello Radiohead,
U2
and all other corporate giants, take notes and work harder)

Studio team: Anton Newcombe (lyrics, guitar, vocals, drums, effects) – Matt Hollywood (bass, vocals, guitar) – Mark Dutton (engineer) – Raugust (flute) – Peter Hayes (yes, the later Black Rebel Motorcycle Club guitarist) – Joel Gion (tambourine) – Miranda Richards (vocals & guitar on (You Better Love Me) Before I Am Gone) – Jussi Tegelman & Adam Hamilton (drums) – mastered by Mark Chalecki

Released: 7 October 1997 – 20 years ago…

Note: Single ‘Not If You Were The Last Dandy On Earth’ was on the soundtrack of
Jim Jarmusch‘s 2005 film ‘Broken Flowers’ with the great Bill Murray…

Turn Up The Volume! says: striking garage rawness reinforced with BJT’s vintage
psych grooves and fueled, here and there, with some great sitar vibes. One of the
most impressive achievements of Anton Newcombe and his gang …

Three of many highlights: Super-Sonic / Not If You Were The Last Dandy On Earth / Satellite…

* SUPER-SONICintoxicating sitar injected groove

* NOT IF YOU WERE THE LAST DANDY ON EARTH you know this cracker’s story

* SATELLITE (lyrics clip) – sonic love drone from space

Album in full..

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