- Red, Red Rose CD is out now!
The Green Pajamas have released a new CD single. Performed by Jeff Kelly and Laura Weller, “The Red, Red Rose,” was written by Kelly to express his anger and sadness after reading of Phoebe Prince's suicide following intense bullying from schoolmates in Massachusetts in January of this year.
The extended-play single includes four bonus tracks, never before released on CD
Fifty percent of all sales will go to The Jason Foundation (http://www.jasonfoundation.com), dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide.
The Red, Red Rose full CD on Green Monkey slated to follow later this year
" The stark yet propulsive tune is, in a word, haunting, recalling vintage Sandy Denny-era Fairport Convention as envisioned through a dark psychedelic lens - and we defy anyone not to feel a lump in the throat when Kelly gets to the lines, "One January afternoon/ They killed you in your school clothes." Please listen to this song; it's an important one. Much like Neil Young's "Ohio" brought the Kent State deaths of 1970 into focus, "The Red, Red Rose" helps crystallize both the emotions and nuances of a tragedy that sometimes get obscured in the black-and-white world of news reports.” Fred Mills - Blurt
Available now from Amazon