LENNON/JASON SUECOF COLLABORATION IS EVEN WORSE THAN WE’D FEARED
Back when we first heard that uber-producer du jour Jason Suecof was working with Lennon, we were more than a little surprised. But now that the project, called “Devil’s Gift,” has emerged, our surprise has been ugraded to shock in light of the fact that the song, “Shadow Never Ending,” SUCKS.
Let me say it again. This song SUCKS.
Lennon was never especially good – she sought to give listeners a “worst of both worlds” experience by creating nu metal for the Lillith Fair crowd – but Jesus Christ, this is some of the most insincere, trend-chasing bullshit I’ve subjected my poor ears to in a long while. Seriously, what could have brought about Lennon’s musical 180 if not some desire to (once again) try to be a cool Johnny-Come-Lately to an already dying scene? I think In This Moment are providing enough bad female-fronted American New Wank, but I guess Lennon felt she had something to contribute, too.
I really, really hope Suecof was well paid for this crap, because his street cred just went right in the shitter. Oh, well. We’ll always have Crotchduster.
Watch the video below. Better yet, don’t.
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