VARIOUS ARTISTS: Skannibal Party 5: CD

I’m glad that ska punk trend is way over. I admit it. I bit hard and was into it. But, like too much of anything, you burn out. But good ska is good ska whatever time it is. Here is a series that has been consistent. I have volumes one and two. Here is volume five. When did three and four come out? As usual, you get an international representation of bands hand picked by the compiler. But the compiler has the magic here. They tend to pick great songs for this comp series and it holds true for this installment. From start to end, not a stinker in the bunch. That says a lot coming from a person like me. Listening to ska sometimes make a grouch like me smile.

 –don (Mad Butcher)