Pop go the Dorktones

Monday, 14 December 2009

Today I got this surprise in the mailbox:

It is the brandnew CD of the Dorktones. Here is some more of the artwork:

On the 12 songs that they do on the CD they sound more than ever like how the Beatles could have sounded if only they were born in Rotterdam: a raunchy mix of Mersey beat, 60’s garage punk and Rotterdam pop. I have only listened to the CD a few times (the rest of the family wants to hear their Sinterklaas CD’s…) but I think I like this CD even better than the previous ones.
Pieter Dorrenboom, who is the drummer of the Dorktones, writes me a letter in which he uses this CD as another excuse why his website still isn’t online yet. Hm.
Here is a part of his beautiful letter, in which he writes about a new excuse not to finish his website:

And here is one of my favourites of “Pop go the Dorktones”!