...and "Nothing is Right," the lead-off track -- and perhaps the one with the most potential commercial potential -- from their forthcoming
This one is a genuine Weasels collaboration; the song's composer -- Jai "Guru" Dave Hawxwell -- sings lead and plays rhythm guitar; bassist Allan "Al" Weissman contributes the bass guitar, and I'm responsible for most of the rest of the louder electric guitar stuff. The gorgeous solo, however, is what the French refer to as the resisting piece; it's a seamless edit of passes by both moi and our genius producer Glenn Leeds; see if you can guess which phrases are whose.
I should add that Jai "Guru" Dave is the one with the great hair and mustache in the bottom left photo in the album cover. Sorry girls -- he's married.
I should also add that Jai "Guru" Dave has for many years manifested a -- frankly well deserved -- inferiority complex about his songwriting prowess, considering himself a sad third place writer compared to Al and Glenn. However, on this basis of this most recent effort -- not to mention "Mercy," his contribution to our previous album....
...the brilliantly monikered Vin Weasel (album art not available), we may have to get the poor guy out of therapy.
Seriously -- those two are among the best damn things we've ever done. Kudos and huzzahs, my goyische friend!!!