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Major Parkinson

Major Parkinson

Major Parkinson

LabelWaggle-Daggle
VertriebBroken Silence
VÖ-Datum23.10.2009

Alles dreht sich um Major Parkinson, dem Alter Ego dieser norwegischen Band, dessen Namen sie auch gleich angenommen haben. Das Debüt folgt seinen Beobachtungen seiner eigenen Realität zwischen Wahnsinn und Illusion, Tragödien, Brutalität, Liebesphantasien und Sex, eingepackt in ein großes verwinkeltes Zirkuszelt aus harten Riffs, Breaks und poppigen Melodien.

Vorhang auf

Dabei erinnert das Ganze sehr an eine Mischung aus System Of A Down ohne den politischen Hintergrund und mit mehr schwarzem Humor, der Verrücktheit von Mr. Bungle sowie der Spielfreude und dem Inszenierungsdrang ihrer Landes-Kollegen von Kaizers Orchestra. Besonders ersterer Vergleich verwundert nicht, schließlich entdeckte die Produzentin Sylvia Massy Major Parkinson bei Myspace, die bereits System Of A Down betreute. Neben der musikalischen Untermalung ist es vor allem die kraftvolle, wandelbare Stimme Jon Ivar Kollbotns, die immer nahe am Abgrund in Richtung Wahnsinn taumelt, die diesen Vergleich herauf beschwört. Glücklicherweise besitzen Major Parkinson genug eigene Qualitäten, um all das Gerede von anderen Bands auch sogleich wieder zu vergessen. Bereits im Intro wird durch Zirkusmusik und Rummelplatzatmosphäre die bunte Stimmung eingeleitet, die den Hörer über das gesamte Album hinweg begleiten soll, gefolgt von Surfgitarren in Bicycle!. Die ersten vier Songs sind gut und halten den Hörer bei der Stange, aber dienen nur als Fingerübung. Erst dann scheinen sich die sechs Jungs aus Bergen warm gespielt zu haben.

Spot an

Silicon Hips eröffnet den Reigen an starken Songs und zeigt, dass Major Parkinson keine Scheu vor Pop haben. Lalala-Chöre, Handclaps, catchy Refrains und ein aberwitziges Tempo, das sogleich von der einzigen balladesk versexten Akustik-Nummer Casanova abgelöst wird. Inzwischen macht das Album nur noch Spaß. Zumal im Folgenden auf das Hit-Triumvirat bestehend aus Sanity Vair, Death In The Candystore sowie 197 hingearbeitet wird, dessen stärkster Song die Mitte bildet. Zwischendurch rauscht der Gedanke durch den Kopf, dass die Jungs wohl ziemlich bekloppt und krank sein müssen - ein Gedanke, der einen sehr freut und dem ein gewisses Glücksgefühl innewohnt. Diese Qualität können die Norweger aufrecht erhalten und nach dem ruhigeren Ausklang mit Greatest Love bleibt einem nur noch übrig, Major Parkinson zu einem hervorragenden Debüt zu gratulieren, das ihnen eigentlich ohne Probleme auch hier eine große Hörerschaft bescheren sollte. Ansonsten muss eben eine der berüchtigten Liveshows herhalten. Schließlich wirkt ein Zirkus auch am Besten in einer Manege.

 

Tracklist:
  1. Intro
  2. Bicycle!
  3. Bazooka Mirror
  4. Meat Me In The Disco
  5. Silicon Hips
  6. Casanova
  7. It´s A Job
  8. Sanity Fair
  9. Death In The Candystore
  10. 197
  11. I Am Erica
  12. Awkward As A Drunk
  13. Greatest Love
Highlights:

Sanity Fair, Death In The Candystore, 197

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