The Donkeys

The Donkeys

The Donkeys Quick Links

News Music Press Festival RSS

The Donkeys, Born With Stripes Album Review


The Donkey's; where to begin? Self deprecation is a strange quality, if you can call it a quality. Using humour to deflect or dissipate possible tension, mockery or confrontation could be seen as a noble act of unselfish behaviour. It can also be seen as a ploy to counteract possible criticism by being the first to mention any likely area that may give rise to pointed comedy. By immediately exposing a presupposed impression any antagonistic, hurtful or misconceived considerations from third parties cease to have resonance or effect. So whilst you may have got some mileage out of Michael Jackson calling his album 'Bad' (Were you a 'Mail' journalist with no conception of what was "happnin' in the hood" or what was "down with the kids") if you had neither heard it or understood it, you cannot really start on The Donkey's unless you want to horse around and make an ass of yourself. (Or is the more likely scenario here that they are a bunch of chilled out stoners from Cali who have never come across such terms as 'you bunch of donkeys'?) Either way it makes no odds as The Donkeys make some great music that requires no witty quips but is still full of its own blend of charming humour.

Continue reading: The Donkeys, Born With Stripes Album Review

The Donkeys

The Donkeys Quick Links

News Music Press Festival RSS
Advertisement

Contactmusic 2017 Exclusive


Suggested

Paul McCartney Worried About 'Flavour Of The Month' Accusations With New Collaboration

Paul McCartney Worried About 'Flavour Of The Month' Accusations With New Collaboration

Paul McCartney is working with Greg Kurstin for his forthcoming new album.

M.I.A. Introduces A Diverse Line-Up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. Introduces A Diverse Line-Up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. is curating for this year's Meltdown.

'True Detective' Season 3 In The Works With David Milch

'True Detective' Season 3 In The Works With David Milch

The critically-acclaimed anthology series may return for a third season, with the first two episodes already written.

Advertisement
Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised That Johnny Rotten Is Defending Donald Trump

Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised That Johnny Rotten Is Defending Donald Trump

Sex Pistols singer John Lydon's pro-Trump views are more appropriate than you might realise.

New Justice League Trailer Introduces (Most Of) The Characters [Trailer And Pictures]

New Justice League Trailer Introduces (Most Of) The Characters [Trailer And Pictures]

Superman is missing from the 'Justice League' trailer.

Elizabeth Banks Talks About The 'Team' Titles She Grew Up On

Elizabeth Banks Talks About The 'Team' Titles She Grew Up On

The 'Power Rangers' reminded Elizabeth Banks of that 'team' aesthetic.

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.