|Adam Green |
|Friends Of Mine reviewed ( Rough Trade 23/07/2003)|
|perfect platform for his sharp lyrics about the two faced aspect of human nature: |
"Bluebirds are so natural I wanna buy them for my friends,
Bluebirds are so dismissal and I want to trade mine in."
Being pigeon holed into the veteran category at the age of 21 is something Adam seems to have relished, having broken free from the chains that bound him to producing crude and bland lyrics in his aforementioned previous project. This debut studio album starts off in an upbeat yet mournful mood, with tracks like number three: 'Jessica Simpson' being a melodic and meaningful number on the dark topic of cynicism:
"Jessica Simpson where has your love gone? It's not in your music, no.
Towards the end of this well paced and variety packed 15 track album the crude devil that shocked us all in the Moldy Peaches2000, finally fights its way to the surface and expands in 'No Legs', which makes some of Adam's previous bands songs seem like Coldplay covers:
"There's no wrong way to fuck a girl with no legs,
The most intriguing song is' I wanna die' in which young Mr Green poetically advocates that there is a better place than this earth:
"There's a bakery in the night sky,