Bowling For Soup - Let's Do It For Johnny (CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Number of Items
- Let's Do It for Johnny!
- Country of Origin
- Mono / Stereo
- Melody Maker (9/5/00, p.49) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...[It] bounces with sickening frivolity from the first guitar crash to the final punk'n'western chorus..."
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Suckerpunch
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] The Bitch Song
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Pictures He Drew
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Dance With You
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] You And Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Scope
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Valentino
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Belgium
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Andrew
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Boulevard
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Hang On
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Summer Of '69
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] All Figured Out
- Pop / Rock
Bowling For Soup: Jaret Von Erich, Christopher Van Malmsteen (vocals, guitar); Erik Rodham Clinton (vocals, bass); Gary Wiseass (vocals, drums).
Additional personnel: Matt Slider, Eric Delegard (vocals); Casey Dilorio, Michael England (guitar); Mike Duffy, Joe Cripps (percussion).
Recorded at Reel Time Audio, Denton, Texas.
These Texas power pop punks may describe their music as "Steve Martin meets Cheap Trick on Speed," and they may have adapted stage names like Erik Rodham Clinton and Gary Wiseass (bass and drums, respectively). Still, despite the occasional in-your-face anomaly, like the very funny "Bitch," they're actually no more of a goof than, say, Green Day. The songwriting here is sharp, and, surprisingly, their cover of Bryan Adams' "Summer of '69" is done straight--apparently they simply liked the song. Or perhaps they just appreciate the irony in singing a nostalgic song written by a man who didn't fully experience the period he was writing about. Adams, after all, was only 10 in the summer of '69, wheareas these guys weren't even born yet, in which case their version is in a weird way actually more honest. Feel free to sort this out at your leisure.
- Phantom Import Distributi
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Bowling for Soup
- Date Released
- 2006-07-01 00:00:00
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