Review: 2Good4Words

101206_2Good4Words_bannerBEN ROGERS’ INSTRUMENTAL ASYLUM
“INSTRUMENTALLY DISTURBED”
BLAZZ MUSIC (Aust) BL1008

FENCING / BENT GUITAR SURFER / AIN’T OVER YET / E-GAME / SHFUFFLE / TELL HIM / BLUES ON A BORROWED GUITAR / LOST IN D MINOR / LAST COFFEE ON UNION ROAD / ANOUMAN / ON BOARD THE MANDALAY / NEVER SEIZE TO AMAZE / EDDIE’S HIP JOINT / LA MER / SOUTHERN RIGHT SURFER / EDDIE’S HIP JOINT (DEMO VERSION)

e4b4xj33First cab off the rank is Ben Rogers latest offering – and it is GREAT!! It’s a powerful, cutting album with lots of twang, power chords, blues, jazz and good ol’ R&R. Favourite tracks are “Ain’t Over Yet”, which reminds me of “Kanga Roux”, “Tell Him” – the Exciters hit with vocals by Nikki – “Just fu**ing tell him!!”, “Lost In D Minor” with it‟s mid 60’s Ventures undertones, and “e-game” with guest Martin Cilia (he also guests on “Last Coffee”). All but 3 tracks were written by Ben, Nikki, and/or Denis. By the way, Ben, I hope the album wasn’t named after me! The album was launched at the Tiki Lounge & Bar on 9 November.

2Good4Words
GEOFF JERMY, 9 Hughes Street, Hoppers Crossing, Vic 3029. Tel: (03) 9749 3223, Mobile: 0428 288 577, Email: gjermy@bigpond.net.au

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