Originality that doesn't suck
Dr. I.C.Brown | H.B., O.C., CA and the World | 09/20/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Jeffrey Lee Pierce is amazing. This album is the one to buy...some may prefer 'Miami', but I believe this is the Gun Club at their best.
Their sound is unique but can be compared to early Violent Femmes, but more heroin and blues. Yeah punk rock/heroin/blues that's what I would try to describe it as (not label it). In my humble or bad opinion, every song is a winner; "...I will fu** you til you die, bury you and kiss this town goodbye uh hey hey".... They just don't write them like that anymore!
Great songs, all of them, but I have been remembering and singing in my head(like a nut job)'Jack on Fire', 'She's Like Heroin To Me', For The Love of Ivy', 'Ghost on the Highway', and 'Fire Spirit'.
If you are interested in the Gun Club for what ever reason, then you are, in my opinion, on the right path. Buy Fire of Love it is a solid choice, your parents will love you more, and chicks/dudes will dig you.
Trivia- Vince Neil of Mutley Crud swiped his look from Jeffrey Lee Pierce."