King Cannons : Too Young

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King Cannons : Too Young


Melbourne collective King Cannons work a touch of Midnight Oil and a healthy dollop of Jerry Lee Lewis into this mighty rockabilly anthem. In the great ska punk tradition, their lyrics focus on the factory-filling working classes and the bolshy enthusiasm of the young, where life is all battlegrounds and declarative pseudo-political posturing. If thematically it feels a bit off, a bit dated and irrelevant, the music has a whopping great energy so it’s still a fun listen.