Mickey

Oh yes, the Mickey album is finally here, and it’s one of those records that will hit you unexpectedly. This sparklingly devilish debut LP comes off so ferociously powerful and snotty, yet recorded and delivered with a finesse and attitude so overwhelming, it might just become your new obsession. Deranged glam pop that hearkens back to the daze of corrupted youth, running from the law, outwitting your parents, and the endless thrills that come with breaking away into where the night takes you. It’s got the desperation and the dereliction to conjure these impulses so well, you might even feel like running away from home, just for that irreplaceable rush, years after you’ve already left. Guitars this clean shouldn’t sound this dirty, and songs this juvenile should never be this immediate. That’s just what might be the most intriguing facet of this debut LP, a triumphant return to the nastiness of unhinged rock’n roll that spans the ages. Conjuring 50s/70s doo-wop/glitter catchiness with pop/metal hooks that just were never supposed to be, yet here they are, running down your legs in all their soiled glory, as the songs come bleeding out of the speakers while you scream down the highway.

And “lo-fi” witch-hunters beware, as this LP is recorded with crystal-clarity for maximum HARD ROCK fidelity, making Mickey’s Rock’n Roll Dreamer a non-stop ride through the quintessential teenage brain, knocking over everything valuable in its path, and creating a universal swooning that just isn’t even attempted in these days of knob-twiddling self-indulgence. It’s a familiar, yet refreshingly new frontier of modern punk that pushes the infected juices of pounding glam, miscreant metal, and scum-pop gold all to the forefront of today’s teenage news. The incredible songs, the immaculate production, and the savage intensities all come together on this debut like no other, creating one of Chicago’s most critical benchmark’s of underground rock’n roll for the ages, and here’s your first chance to take a ride.

Check out an the video for “Electric Dreams” (courtesy of Canderson & Tiger Lily) right here:

Mickey “Electric Dreams” from Chris Anderson on Vimeo.

FREE MP3: “For You”

Recommended If You Like:
Berlin Brats, Dead Boys, Rose Tattoo, Iron Virgin, GG Allin & the Jabbers, FU 2, Bay City Rollers, Rittenhouse Square

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RELEASES:

‘Rock’n Roll Dreamer’ debut LP/CD (HZR-089)
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Grab MP3s from iTunes Here

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‘She’s So Crazy’ b/w ‘I Am Your Trash’ 7″ (HZR-048)
1st press Black edition of 700 Available HERE:

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‘She’s So Crazy’ b/w ‘I Am Your Trash’ 7″ (HZR-048)
Gold Edition of 200 (SOLD OUT)

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