Popdose is pleased to share with you the brand new video from Chicago pop-meister Jonny Polonsky, from his most recent album, Unreleashed:  Demos & Rarities, 1996 – 2018.  The track, “The Same Song” has a quirky little background, but we’ll leave it to the source himself:

“It’s basically about the sad-eyed joy of hooking up. Kind of a sexed-up Carson McCullers story. 
I was recently listening to the album Night and Day by Joe Jackson, which I had loved as a boy. The last song on the record, ”A Slow Song,” is basically where I got the chorus for my song. Totally different feel, vibe and message, and it was 100% unintentional. One of those cute little moments where you can connect the dots that your subconscious puts together when you make stuff. That was a cool surprise, to realize where the germ of my song had come from.
So remember kids, it’s okay to steal; just recontextualize and you’ll be golden.”
Unreleashed:  Demos & Rarities, 1996 – 2018 is currently available

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Rob Ross has been, for good, bad or indifferent, involved in the music industry for over 30 years - first as guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Punch Line, then as freelance journalist, producer and manager to working for independent and major record labels. He resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and cats; he works out a lot, reads voraciously, loves Big Star and his orange Gretsch. Doesn't that make him neat?

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