Side A "Make a Change" and Side B "Is It Any Wonder?"
Back in July when Durand Jones & The Indications debut album was released, we had no idea what the world would think. After all, the record, albeit finely crafted, was conceived in a dingy Indiana basement on a shoestring budget of 452 dollars and 11 cents (we kept receipts). They didn't have "buzz". They didn't have a following. They didn't have the measured flash of more polished operations. But as the final mixes spun off of the master reel, we knew what they did have was one remarkable soul record. To our delight, the record was a smash and their no-frills LP continues to fly off the shelves. Here's what some folks had to say...
“Easily one of the best deep soul albums we've heard in years.” – DUSTY GROOVE
“Album of The Year”- Rock Pop & Soul, SOMETHING ELSE REVIEWS
"The album is beautifully produced...Jones absolutely dominates the songs with his powerful, soulful and ever-evolving voice.” - SPILL MAGAZINE
Now, by popular demand, Durand Jones & his mighty Indications are hitting the road on their first U.S. tour. Don't sleep— go out and catch them in your city. So in honor of their tour, we pressed up a new 45 featuring cuts from their debut album. The politically poignant and fiercely funky "Make A Change" is backed with the lowrider anthem "Is It Any Wonder" featuring drummer Aaron Frazer's silvery falsetto.
Click the links below to hear both tracks:
1. Make A Change
2. Is It Any Wonder?