‘ I’ve recorded some of my favorite songs, and included a few that never had any obvious connection to the rock / metal scene, and hopefully it wont give this album an unexpected twist. Naturally, I have made sure to include a few great rock classics. The basic idea for this album was to choose some songs that meant something special to me when I was younger. That is why the variety of songs include everything from experimental pop of the 80’s and 70’s West Coast music, to more classic heavier rock.
I also wanted to go against the stream, as I’m tired of the political correctness That so many in the rock / metal world are Concerned with. This album is all about good songs and to record something enjoyable, making Versions That are different, but at the sametime a homage to the original artists. Music HAS Many Faces and Expressions, and greatness lies within the song and it’s a performer, beyond style and category. Also, When You’ve been around for as long as I have now, it’s liberating to go “off track” and try something different. That said, my heart lies in rock music, but through the years I could not help thinking about how some great songs would sound if I tried to give them a certainement “Jornish” flavor. In the process, I’ve had a list of 40-50 songs, but had to cut down to 11-12 tracks, Which Means I will probably Have to do another album like this sometime in the future. Thinking about all the great songs that was ruled out, I already feel there are some unfinished business there, but we’ll see what life brings. I usually prefer to work on my own songs, and When We started recording I thought it would not be too Difficult or Time Consuming, but man was I wrong! Maybe it’s the greatness in the songs I chose That made me Realize how great the original recordings are, and That people thwart take it too lightly When talking about recording other peoples work. We’ve tried our best to make the songs our own, and some songs really worked out well, and I hope you’ll like it. Album title, more information and artwork will be announced and uploaded very soon. – Jorn’