Thursday, November 26, 2020

French/Russian ska/punk + Dollyrots

Ska and punk always mix very well. In the case of this 7 inch EP (in many colors) called 'Christmas Fight Diary'. Tis a shared EP; ska from French verterans Skarface and ska-punk from the band Suspense Heroes Syndicate from Moscow. They do crazy covers of French seasonal faves 'Petit Papa Noel'(a rather drunk version) and the Jacques Dutronc smash 'La Fille Du Pere Noel', their Russian counterparts go for modern standards 'Merry Christmas' (Ramones) and 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town'.

And while we're on the subject, how'bout The Dollyrots' seasonal release? Two sunny Californian sing-a-long-punk covers! Hey ho ho ho, let's go: