PREMIERE: D Jones Fights the “Reaper”
The Lost Boy ? leader introduces his forthcoming Paranoid Fiction with a ripper.
Davey Jones is back! The latest project of former So So Glo and current Lost Boy ? Davey Jones finds the musician channeling the playful persona of the homonymous ’60s pop-rock icon and repositioning it in a post-Downtown ’81 New York grime. D Jones’ new album Paranoid Fiction was constructed with both time periods in mind, and both shine through on our first taste, the three-minute ripper “Reaper.”
Inspired by the “romantic miscreant stories of New York City’s Lower East Side of the 1970s,” “Reaper” is as rugged as it is catchy, fully embodying the D Jones headspace. “A healthy diet of mezcal, black barrel whiskey, and a ton of caffeine were consumed,” Jones recalls of the recording process. “Unless the Mets lost; then it was late-night tacos or a run to Yun Nan Flavour for a snack and a crash on the couch.”
Paranoid Fiction drops November 2nd, and was produced by Shea Stadium’s Adam Reich. Check out the band’s upcoming East Coast tour dates below.