As we know - Jackson is a minimalist - a nostalgic being. It serves his music well and conveys his style perfectly. He's been pretty busy lately making music under his other project name Succulents - and will also be hitting the road in May on a grand tour of Canada with Mike Mikus. To celebrate, we asked Jackson to be the latest genius to recreate a number for our latest covers feature. We gave him three choices - he went for Alcooholiday by Teenage Fanclub.
(If you didn't read our first feature, we ask an artist to record a cover for us and find out what draws them to the song). For Jackson, we gave him the following tunes:
I had never heard this song before but I felt like it fit my 'vibe' more than the other tunes. It just has the sort of lazy, chilled out guitar strumming stuff going on that I can really get into. I think it's sort of a sad song. "Falling into line, but I'm doing nothing, we've got nothing worth discussing" and the title being Alcoholiday. I spent a lot of time driving around with it, thinking about the lyrics - it kind of reminds me of the feeling of going on a drug bender or something. Just like, going on vacation from your responsibilities and getting into the sauce.