Friday, 17 September 2010

Jeffrey Lee Pierce - Wildweed (1985)























After the swamp/punk masterpiece "The Las Vegas Story"
by the Gun Club in '84, JL Pierce released his 1st solo
album.

His music had always contained the unique mix of punk/
country and blues but this record had a much more
blues feel to it. The song arrangements seem much
looser giving Pierce a much larger canvas to paint his
guitar solos over - a great guitar player by the way -
and there are some almost wistful/tender moments.

If you have ever liked any Gun Club stuff, give this a

3 comments:

  1. JLP LIVES!
    good job, Tony!

    marco (from Milan-Italy)

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  2. Thanks Marco, still after all these years, no can do what he did with such style or poise.

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  3. I like Gun Club much more than his solo albums - too much "country" for my taste

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