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Joys and Concerns

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Joys and Concerns

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Aerial Flipout

We gave it an A-

What to do about the Negro Problem? This ’60s-skewed, L.A.-based pop band’s sophomore effort, Joys and Concern, is brimming with sprightly melodies and thought-provoking lyrics (courtesy of Stew, the group’s sole African-American member). Yet it all seems several shades too clever for today’s dumbed-down marketplace, ensuring that TNP will garner critical approbation while missing out on commercial success. Nonetheless, brilliant, colorful, and highly recommended. A-

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