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King Khan & Bbq Show, The / Bad News Boys
Album:Bad News Boys Collection:General
Artist:King Khan & Bbq Show, The Added:Apr 2015
Label:In the Red Records 

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Add Date:2015-04-24 Pull Date:2015-06-26 
Week Ending:May 31May 17May 10May 3Apr 26

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 08, 2017:Reckless Burning (The Wasteland)
Snackin' After Midnight
4.May 14, 2015:Meow
2.May 30, 2015:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
5.May 14, 2015:A Visit From Drum
Alone Again
3.May 25, 2015:No Way To Say
We Are The Champion
6.May 07, 2015:The Sunset Life
Snackin' After Midnight

Album Review
Wallace Brontoon
Reviewed 2015-04-24 
King Khan & BBQ Show! Canada's favorite doo-wop-garage-punk weirdo duo, with Mark Sultan on crazy slam-slam drum kit, and King Khan perhaps weirder still. Jangly sounds, but with krazy hooks, doo-wop tenderness, brassy soul singing... the guys have it all! I love these guys, and this is their first in over five years. (Major FCCs on #5)

1 (3:09) **** Jangly, breakneck with "bow wow wow wow" doo-wopping bass. Classic KK&BBQ garage-soul, with really sweet, aching moments.
2 (2:13) **** Bouncy, rough, insistent with Nuggets-esque psychey chord changes, "Illuminations" chanting.
3 (2:50) ** Relaxed, jangly-- talking about how his sister is going to beat you up. A bit repetitive.
4 (3:47) *** Pure blue-eyed '60s soul... big-voiced tearjerker a la Percy Sledge. "Bye bye baby" is most of the song, over and over. Pure.
5 (1:07) [FCCs -- about a million of them fuck x 20]. Insane stupid short song about diarrhoea. Hmm.
6 (2:52) **** Somewhere between bubblegum and Sonny & the Sunsets... midtempo sunshiney, sounds like the sunny underbelly of VU, somehow. "champion...champion"
7 (2:45) **** Starts with scream... stompy wonderful bluesy, harsh and rockin, but with a really sweet soul bridge.
8 (2:11) ***** Doo-wop is back, pure greaser shouter with wonderfully dumb hook "Stranded on the desert, next to an ocean of love" but with more screaming and weirdness... so great.
9 (3:16) ****************** Yes! Yes! Oh my god, if you're me, this is one of the very best tracks to have ever happened. Starts with incoherent marble-mouthed mumbling, then " crunch crunch ". Stop-and-go weirdness rockingness, slick riffs, then finally a super-hooky chorus where the cannibalism comes clear: "snacking on my baby's bones"... demented, wonderful... just absolutely yes on every possible level.
10 (2:28) **** Spooky minor breakneck rocker about killing wolfman-- brisk and moody, great--
11 (2:35) *** Heavy jangly stomper, more of the same, but the same is so good.
12 (2:30) Guitar and screaming, weird and loopy punky, gets in lockgroove at end. Super raw and punky.

Track Listing
1.Alone Again 7.When Will I Be Tamed?
2.Illuminations 8.Ocean Of Love
3.Kiss My Sister's First 9.Snackin' After Midnight
4.Bye Bye Bhai 10.Killing The Wolfman
5.D.F.O. 11.Never Felt Like This
6.We Are The Champion 12.Zen Machines