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Fronted by the affable, spectacled Jordan Hudkins, Rozwell Kid write massive, gritty, excitable power-punk songs; they channel Blue Album guitar grandiosity and eternally-hummable melodies conveyed in 'ooo''s, the likes of which would make Rivers Cuomo weak in his problematic knees. But when it came to writing Rozwell Kids new album, Precious Art, Jordan Hudkins found himself in the strange place of wondering who and what Rozwell Kid actually was. After more than two years on the road, the band completed by guitarist Adam Meisterhans, bassist/vocalist Devin Donnelly and drummer Sean Hallock hadnt quite hit a dead end, but they needed to regroup, rethink and refind their identity. All of those questions are thankfully answered by the twelve songs that make up Precious Art. It is a quintessential Rozwell Kid album and something entirely new at the same time. Its teeming with understated nostalgia, but doesnt get too lost in the past. Rather, it recalibrates the past, revisiting it with the added wisdom that comes with age. Its quirky in the way that Rozwell Kid songs have always been quirky, but more than any other record the band has made, it sees Hudkins diving deep into the heart of human existence, telling universal truths based on his own personal memories and unexamined experiences. Nostalgia has always been part of my inspiration for songwriting, admits Hudkins. Ive always seemed to pull from childhood memories and recontextualized them, where I kind of imagine it as a big 30 year-old kid wearing OshKosh B'Gosh overalls singing about these things they experienced or thought about as a kid.The result is an album that expands the strain of weird whimsy thats always run through the bands songs, but on which its increasingly difficult to ignore the more serious side of things. Nothing illustrates that more than the song Booger. Yes, its an amusing tale that revolves around the green stuff that comes out of your
  • Start:August 06, 2017 Time: 7:30 PM
  • End:August 06, 2017 Time: 11:59 PM
  • Recurring
  • Where:The Outer Space, 296 Treadwill St., Hamden, Connecticut, United States
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Concerts & Music
  • Ticket Price:$12.00 - $14.00
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