Andrew W.K.'s I get wet by Phillip Crandall

By Phillip Crandall

It is time to social gathering, the 1st music off of i am getting rainy, opens with a rapid-fire guitar line - not anything fancy, only a couple crunchy energy chords to acclimate the ears - repeated two times earlier than a booming bass drum joins in to supply a quarter-note countdown. A faint, swirling influence intensifies with every one bass kick and, via the 8th one, the ears have prepped themselves for the steel mayhem they're approximately to receive. Read more...

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She remembers Andrew improvising songs, getting everyone to clap, and calling out for requests, and thought he’d be perfect for the variety show she was lining up at this Astor Place venue in the East Village called Starbucks. “People were saying all these Starbucks were taking over and Broadway was turning into a mall,” Kuvo says • 46 • PHILLIP CR A NDALL of this Starbucks location, at the time literally a pumpkin scone’s throw from another Starbucks in the same plaza. ” Kuvo saw Andrew filling the “cute, kind of pop boy-band” slot alongside her puppeteer friend, her band, and a cast of others.

Highly collaborative. ” It’s a recipe for documentarian disaster, and an errand this fool believes takes away from the spirit fueling the effort. Rather than attempt a doomed-to-fail comprehensive listing, I present these early, mostly Michigan, pre-I Get Wet efforts for what it is: not definitive, not chronological, not entirely fleshed-out, and compiled strictly for narrative’s-sake. *** • 24 • PHILLIP CR A NDALL In either late elementary school or early junior high, Andrew and Summerfield were in a two-person band called Slam.

The other four songs would all be re-recorded or re-released on official albums or as B-sides, with “We Want Fun” and “Make Sex” appearing on the Japanese version of I Get Wet. The vocals on “We Want Fun” are night-and-day different from the version that would also appear on the Jackass soundtrack years later; a new melodic lead also masks a Sparks-esque intro. The Girls Own Juice booklet extends an invitation to call Andrew at a 212 number which, as of this writing, still functions. ) On the back cover, Andrew is lounging on a floral patterned couch.

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