The indefatigable Bill Gould has continued his promo tour for the deluxe band issue re-release of We Care a Lot with an interview with SF Weekly.
Here are some choice cuts:
On WCAL the song:
“It was both serious and tongue-in-cheek,” Gould explains. “You have to look at it through the time that it was written. Everybody was exploiting their humanitarian values. There was a lot of self-congratulatory bullshit going around that we were kind of making fun of.”
On their first venture into the studio to properly record WCAL:
“It was a real gamble,” he says. “We were spending all this money that we didn’t even have to make those recordings. What would happen if the records just ended up sitting in the shelves? What if no one liked it?”
Loudwire is the latest publication to attempt to rank the FNM discography. I think most fans would disagree with their number one choice.
Meanwhile, Angel Dust and KFAD dominate these lists from Reddit users.
An even earlier review
Team Rock/Metal Hammer give Mike Bordin and Bill Gould long overdue recognition as the best rhythm section in rock or metal. Here is some of what they say:
Combining everything in this list, Bordin and Gould don’t over-indulge and serve the music above all, but when they let loose the dam really bursts.