Nov 24, 2016

Have You Been Good to Yourself (2016)



Have You Been Good to Yourself threatens treatment as a curio artefact or gospel-in-crisis record (Wendy Rene's brother regretful and traumatised, his soul music career ended when he was drafted to Vietnam, his son is dead, so he lays down Have You Been Good to Yourself at home), but Frierson's simple faith transcends this (he hates drugs and loves god, but it's also more than that), and so does the record's surface- e.g. his slightly overdriven guitar (!) and voice, both simple and immediate


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