JUNGLE OF CITIES
Jungle of Cities is the Chicago-based ensemble playing original music rooted in traditional electric/acoustic folk, pressed with a cinematic feel and delivered with lyrics drawn from today’s headlines. The music consistently charts a course between appealing to the familiar Americana tradition and opening a fresh cut edge, with lyrics drawn from the disturbing history being made in these times. Influenced by music from Roots Americana and Blues-Rock, thinfluences are as much literary as musical paying homage to Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, Bruce, Orwell and Stephen Vincent Benet.
A Jungle’ composition typically, is full of darkness and hope, mixing poetry, anger and longing and a heady stream of haunting alt-pop melodies. The songs are dramatic, disturbing, contemplative, rousing and very topical, engaged in questions of power and peace, control and humanity.
Get the new EP – Burlap Soul on: iTunes and BandCamp