Thursday, August 30, 2012
Hudson Falcons - The Rat is Dead 7"
Out of Maywood, NJ we have the Hudson Falcons. I'm pretty sure that everyone is familiar with this band so I'm not going to go into much band detail here.
I picked this up while ago and just decided to sit down and give it a listen. I really like the pro-Union song "Unionize," So I guess this is kind of a Labour Day post in away. Since I have to work the holiday what the hell right? The title track "The Rat is Dead," is an interesting song the lyrics "yabba-dabba-do now he's dead too" is kind of a strange place to put a reference from the Flintstones, but it does work in a strange way. the last song "Latin Knights," about gang life is kind of strange musically. It reminds me of some kind of Tom Petty meets Bruce Springsteen mix. It's not bad it's just different.
This was released on Wicksworld Records of San Francisco, CA in 1998.