Thursday, April 19, 2007

Look Here: Tim Armstrong ft. Skye Sweetnam "Into Action"

Tim Armstrong ft. Skye Sweetnam "Into Action"

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This breezy ska-pop song manages to look more punk than it is, simply by using a grainy black and white filter. There's not much else to it, but it's worth mentioning (if you didn't already know) that Armstrong is formerly of the punk band Rancid - who were big in the mid-90's - and counted The Clash as a major influence. You can sort of see that same influence here, but mostly in the visuals.

Sweetnam is a Canadian artist who was nominated for a Juno Award in 2006 ("Tangled Up in Me"), and describes her next album as "Nine Inch Nails meets Britney Spears." Umm.


Anonymous said...

1) Tim is not "formerly" singer of Rancid, rather still
2) rancid "WAS" not big deal in the 90s, still is
3) The song is great

see ya

Anonymous said...

whoever wrote this clearly has no knowledge of punk. tim armstrong is a punk legend! you also forgot to mention his other bands - operation ivy and the transplants (with Travis Barker from Blink 182)

np said...

tim armstrong-my guru!

Anonymous said...

tim armstrong is my guru!

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