Shooting At The Stars – Melting Pot Longplayer ‘ROOM OF CLONS’ By THE COWBOYS

8 July 2020

Band: The Cowboys
Base: Bloomington, Indiana, US
Who: Five multi-faceted and productive
gunslingers with five LP’s in eight years
AlbumRoom Of Clons
Info: “Their fifth album, is possibly the group’s most ambitious and diverse body of
work to date. Contemporary garage, punk, & powerpop. The Cowboys delve into new,
exciting, and largely uncharted territory – perhaps their most abstract work, but just as
worthy as their now towering discography that never ceases to impress.’Room of Clons’
asserts itself as a varied hallmark of stylistic prowess, ranging from The Cowboys’
trademarked Midwestern punk odes of previous work, “

Released: 4 April 2020

Key references: Violent Femmes, 16 Horsepower, Grant Lee Buffalo,
Guided By Voices, Built To Spilt, The Pogues, Mekons

Keywords: From punchy pop to glowing garage, from fervent folk to peppery
punk, from daydreams to shooting at the stars,  from Lily The Pink to Blister In
The Sun
, from here to anywhere and back

Key tracks: Wise Guy Algorithm / The Beige Collectin / Days /
A Killing / Queen Bee Real Estate / Susie Susie

Full album…


(photo by Caroline Marchildon)

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