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When we last left RECESS MONKEY, the Kindie Rock Superstars were on a voyage to the bottom of the sea, living the life aquatic after releasing one of 2013’s finest albums aimed at the kids and family realm (DEEP SEA DIVER – review here). Not content with releasing just one album this year, the band recently found themselves stranded on an island… and rather than spend their time conversing with a volleyball or facing off against “the others”, they cranked up the “Coconut Radio” and crafted their second full-length for 2013, DESERT ISLAND DISC

“After the electrified excitement of Deep Sea Diver, we wanted to explore the calmer side of our songs, and what better place than on a remote beach? Desert Island Disc ended up being played with instruments only available on an island: strange, pieced together drums, acoustic textures, and waves genty lapping on the shore.”Jack Forman of Recess Monkey

Recess Monkey - Desert Island DiscDESERT ISLAND DISC will arrive at finer music emporiums on October 15 (though being the Rock N’ Roll Gangster that I am, I’m listening to it right now!) and it contains the following sonic compositions:

  1. Coconut Radio
  2. Tallest Tree
  3. Trailblazer
  4. Hide and Seek
  5. Long Gone
  6. The Hermit
  7. Pearls of Wisdom
  8. The Cave
  9. My Treasure
  10. Getting a Sunburn
  11. Round the Campfire
  12. Dessert Island
  13. Smooth Sailing
  14. Going Home

And just like GILLIGAN’S ISLAND, what would the album be without some guest stars? Who might be appearing? Why, DEAN JONES, of course (Required via Section 6 of the Kindie Rock Guide Book: “DOG ON FLEAS’ Dean Jones will make a mandatory guest appearance and/or receive a production credit on all family music albums released on or after January 1, 2013 and continue until further notice.”), along with JUSTIN LANSING of the GRAMMY-winning OKEE DOKEE BROTHERS, JOHNNY BREGAR, and SAM BISCHOFF.

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