The Blind Dead McJones Band – Everybody’s Making Lemonade


‘Everybody’s Making Lemonade’ is Leeds based The Blind Dead McJones Band 2nd album. Members Ben “Buddy” Slack, Andy “The Cake” Johnson and Steve “Wee-Man” Nixon got together in 2008 and released their debut album ‘Last Resort Mexico ‘in 2012, which received great reviews and a British Blues Award nomination for “Best Original Song”.

‘Everybody’s Making‘Everybody’s Making Lemonade’ is Leeds based The Blind Dead McJones Band 2nd album. Members Ben “Buddy” Slack, Andy “The Cake” Johnson and Steve “Wee-Man” Nixon got together in 2008 and released their debut album ‘Last Resort Mexico ‘in 2012, which received great reviews and a British Blues Award nomination for “Best Original Song”. ‘Everybody’s Making Lemonade’ is an a Capella song, with not a hint of blues, so you can see where this is heading, The Blind Dead McJones Band are not going to conform to any genre or be pigeon holed. ‘Raised by Wolves’ has a glorious vocal madness to it, sung over a simple guitar part hinting of 60’s rock and roll. ‘Too Young To Be Afraid’, is sung over a rumbling bass and a stop start guitar line, full of quirky vocals and time changes, this album is certainly beginning to offer up an eclectic mixture of blues rock. ‘Deep Blue Sea’ has a great progressive blues riff going on, a much more straightforward blues rocker. The more I listen to this band, the more the songwriting certainly reminds me of David Byrne, very clever and at times very funny. ‘Shit’ is a cleverly written song, about […]

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