Jay-Jay Johanson ‎– Whiskey



It Hurts Me So 6:10
So Tell The Girls That I Am Back In Town 5:03
The Girl I Love Is Gone 3:30
I'm Older Now
Skeletal 0:39
I'm Older Now 4:05
Extended Beats 2:52
Tell Me Like It Is 2:52
I Fantasize Of You 5:02
Mana Mana Mana Mana 5:15

Versions (6)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
74321 56080 2 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(CD, Album) RCA 74321 56080 2 Sweden 1996 Sell This Version
74321 397872 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(CD, Album) BMG Sweden, Disques Vogue 74321 397872 Scandinavia 1996 Sell This Version
74321455652, 74321 455652 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(CD, Album) Commando!, BMG Sweden 74321455652, 74321 455652 France 1996 Sell This Version
74321455652 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(CD, Album) Commando!, BMG Sweden 74321455652 France 1996 Sell This Version
JAY-01 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(LP, Unofficial, W/Lbl) JAY (6) JAY-01 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
WORT05 Jay-Jay Johanson Whiskey(LP, Album, 20t) Wort WORT05 Sweden 2016 Sell This Version


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September 11, 2016
referencing Whiskey, LP, Album, 20t, WORT05

Great pressing of a stellar album, happy to have this classic on vinyl!


May 7, 2010
referencing Whiskey, CD, Album, 74321455652

Jay-Jay Johanson's first album, WHISKEY, is certainly a product of its time: when Portishead-style Bristol trip-hop ruled the earth. Even so, Johanson's plaintive vocals still soar above the scratches and vinyl crackles of "It Hurts Me So" or the more pared-down "The Girl I Love Is Gone." "I'm Older Now" takes a slow, semi-martial beat and backs it with some long horns before Johanson's voice beckons a more skittery rhythm to take over in the "Extended Beats" section. The bizarre country sound of "Tell Me Like It Is" defies Bristol, however, as does the sexy-making "I Fantasize of You." But the obvious standout is "So Tell the Girls That I Am Back in Town," which could almost givce the Rat Pack a run for its money. For pop-trip-hop, Johanson makes a strong, sincere effort.