Articles tagged with: Goodluck Jonathan
Goodluck Jonathan’s set-up echoes most brilliant bands throughout history. A collective of five very different individuals gelled together by a mutual love and serious appreciation of music and a less serious though equally passionate love of rum, mocking the percussion section, and annoying the Nigerian President by misdirecting his Twitter traffic to their profile (plus other unmentionable exploits expected of a band their age). Their musical influences and loves run the spectrum of genres: from melodic indie to dance to rock, the latter mainly championed by the drum and bass fraternity, “(Goodluck Jonathan) claim that the world “needs a soundtrack…with fucking big drums.” And we couldn’t agree more”. – NME.
In September a Brighton five-piece called Goodluck Jonathan released the first of three EPs. The EP track ‘Broken Heart’ was immediately picked up by the NME as a Daily Download, but could have easily been picked up by the likes of Kerrang! Such is Goodluck Jonathan’s appeal. In an era where genres are blurred and everything seems to be a regurgitation of something from the past, Goodluck Jonathan inhabit their own dynamic world. Ever evolving, building pace and creativity with each new song, and throwing flying fists at anyone daring to pigeonhole them.
Goodluck Jonathan free download track ‘Broken Heart’ is featured today on NME.com in their Top 10 free downloads this week on the Daily Download.
“They claim that the world “needs a soundtrack…with fucking big drums.” And we couldn’t agree more.”