CHARLIE DOES SURF - REVIEWS OF SURF MUSIC TRIBUTE TO LONDON BAND THE CLASH
Reviews of Charlie Does Surf
Actual reviews and comments from Radio personalities,
|I was listening
to the comp yesterday the whole day and I tells ya, I was literally drooling,
man! It's absurdely cool. Goddam! I'm a HUGE Clash fan and it just took me
off my socks. It's SO good, all the songs are
- Claudao Rocha
Charlie Does Surf is a pretty consistently good comp, with a variety of approaches to the music of the Clash from 18 bands.
- Phil Dirt, Reverb Central and KFJC Radio personality, San Francisco, CA
Lost in the Supermarket - Japan fan site
disc freaking kills! So great, blows me away.
I will send all my Clash-loving friends screaming in your direction.
- Tim O'Brien
|What if the
Clash had surfed? Would they have listened to the Ventures and the Beach
Boys instead of Jamaican Reggae? To guess what might have been, this tribute
brings together a number of surf bands from around the world united by their
love of the Clash... Personal favourites of mine being Complete Control played
so fast by the Lava Rats it sounds like the guitarist is having trouble keeping
up, the flute led ska monster that the Anacondas make Guns Of Brixton into,
and the way the always excellent Thurston Lava Tube manage to fit both moogs
and the drum solo from Wipeout into Stay
album with a distinct personality. You might be surprised at how much
you dig it. I can absolutely foresee keeping it in my cd changer in
the car, especially during summer months. I also think it's a great disc
to throw on at a
- Jeff Johnson, CDreviews.com
|I plan on
playing it much more, as it's a great sounding
- Mike Murray, WITR New York
a great band, that's given -- but do their songs lend themselves to be "surf"
As it turns out, YES, they do! And we can thank Rick Wilkinson of Rickshaw Records for this brilliant recording!
- Unsteady Freddie - Twang Shebang Radio Show
|I just got
my copy the other day, and I must say that Rick is an amazing visionary.
He sees something that he wants to do, and he stops at nothing to get it
done! His final product kicks ass and there are several songs on it that
are real gems! It's pretty cool hearing all the different spins people took
in making The Clash surf. Check it out, it is definitely one of the more
unique compilations out
- Paul Beatie