Cashmere Jungle Lords/ Oodjie-Boodjie Night-Night
These 15 tracks come from the days when Mex-Econo (The Outer Banks of North Carolina's Golden Age rock club) was king and The Jungle Lords rode a tsunami wave of success playing the Chitlin Circuit (a well-knit circuit of small clubs through the Southeast and Midwest). Many of these songs charted #1 on college radio back in the days when college radio mattered and gave independent artists a chance. The stylings range from surf pop to Texi-Cali latin twang. Some of the tunes represent 80's cowpunk at it's finest. There are punk pop ballads like 'Not the Hurtin' Kind' and funky groove dance riots and rave-ups like 'Mama La Bamba'. The Lords' special brand of roots-based primal acoustic comes in the form of 'Swamp Music'. You'll find comedic relief in the Spanglish strains of 'Los Blob', an adaptation of the Bacharach/Mack theme song from the original film starring Steve McQueen. Three bonus tracks featuring the band's original members (Dominic Carpin, Sean Sumner and John Moore) round out the disc.