I once saw you guys play a party for Andrew WK
with a bunch of furries in the crowd.
It was attended by over 1,000 supporters, including rocker Andrew WK
and White House intern-turned anti-bullying campaigner Monica Lewinsky.
Aside from Alice, Josh Homme of Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age and legendary'party god' Andrew WK
also appear to offer their tales of extravagance, excess and indulgence from the world of rock, and share their thoughts on how the genre will continue to evolve in the digital age.
As Andrew WK
put it: "When it's time to party, we will party real hard.
If you're not too sure what to expect, vocalist Sean Smith explains: "We're like the Beastie Boys meets Andrew WK
meets Dirty Sanchez and this album captures our real personality - that laryiness, the loud, shouting happy gang that's all about doing what we want and having a good time.
is trying to expand on his title as the hardest-partying man in show business by bringing his energy and "pure fun" life outlook to perhaps the least fun part of the world.
Fresh from tours with the likes of Minus The Bear, 65 Days Of Static and Los Campesinos, Tall Ships' debut album is out now on Big Scary Monsters (Cursive, Andrew WK
, This Town Needs Guns) and is already being called one of the albums of the year by critics.
IT's been 11 years since Andrew WK
released debut album I Get Wet but it could have been yesterday for all that's changed with the Man In White.
Along the way we've had such quirks as Amen and Andrew WK
headlining (2001 and 2002 respectively), while future household names the The Vaccines, Kaiser Chiefs and Franz Ferdinand (2011, 2005 and 2004) were all bottom of the bill on their particular tours.
It's about this idea of a pure fun place," Andrew WK
The last time a great party act dropped the ball this badly on their follow-up was the second Andrew WK
album, and where is he now?
Hence, there is no contradiction in Ethridge's dramatic portrait of Andrew WK
existing simultaneously as an album cover and an artwork, or in the evolution of an editorial assignment for the New York Times Magazine (to photograph the furniture designer Roy McMakin at work) into a forthcoming book, The Jones's, a long photo-essay on interior space and the American vernacular.