“Tommy lays it down to the clowns at the Too Much Effing Perspective Show about the release of his new album “Wronger” with Cowboys in the Campfire; the time The Replacements pissed off Kiss’ Gene Simmons so badly that he walked out of their show; and how much fun it was to ride a mechanical bull with Axl Rose.”
Translated by Google: 10 tracks ride a dizzying trail of twang and grit, melody and (mostly lyrical) mayhem. The very first song, “Here We Go Again”, sets the tone; Stinson sings about the excitement of creativity on the ukulele as the horns swell and there’s not a hint of drums aside from the perceptible foot…
Ground Control Mag: A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Wronger LP by Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys In The Campfire
“A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Wronger LP by Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys In The Campfire” by groundcontrolmag.com
While the breadth of musical styles that Tommy Stinson has approached in his career has not been small (beginning first with indie rock with The Replacements, Stinson has has touched on punk with Bash & Pop and Perfect as well as undeniably mainstream, “for the paycheque” rock with Soul Asylum and Guns N’ Roses), it would be hard to deny that everything the singer/multi-instrumentalist has tried has been the perfect fit for him. Sometimes, Stinson’s ambition has exceeded his reach and that fact has clearly been reflected on the records which has featured his name. Even so though, it can’t be denied that, when the man is on, artist is dead on the mark and that fact is illustrated fantastically on Wronger, Tommy Stinson’s first album with Chip Roberts under the name Cowboys In The Campfire.