Booka & the Flaming Geckos

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Booka & the Flaming Geckos

The Not So Meaningful Songs in the Life of Jeremy Fink (Loudhouse)

Booka Michel and his band recorded their latest in a fever, aiming to match that spontaneity of sound to the narrative of the children's film Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, adapted from a book of the same name in 2011. "As the film's music producer, I took risks that I would not have normally taken," writes Michel in the liner notes of a free-form album, relaxed but cohesive. ***

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