Esben Skovgård

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Uncle Dysfunktional ~ Happy Mondays
Uncle Dysfunktional ~ Happy Mondays
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And yes, this IS a great comeback, even though you might not realize it the first couple of times you listen to the CD. This is not easy-listenable party music like "Pills, Bills.." or "It's great when you're straight.." It's much closer to the type of songs you find on Bummed - the classic 1988 Happy Mondays CD. No catchy choruses here, no female backing singers, (almost) no rappers, no groovy sample loops.

It's all just up to Ryder here - his "bummed old geezer" vocals and twisted lyrics about - well, the same old stuff basically that goes on in his life: sex, drugs, clubbing, and yes: even the weather. And of course he's backed by the Mondays, who plays like it's 1990 again… Read more