A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that if they haven't already checked out the three elementary school teachers collectively known as Recess Monkey, they should. Their seventh album is a super-cool mix of pop, rock, funk, and fun, with subtle lessons and music that will make parents and preschoolers dance, smile, and dream.
What's the story?
Recess Monkey is a Seattle-based band of elementary school rockers, yes, rockers, who’ve taken a unique talent for creating music that kids and parents will genuinely enjoy to inspire creativity, dance moves, and imagination. The fourteen tracks on FLYING! embrace and celebrate being a kid, whether it's the joy of pretending to be a superhero or simply viewing school as the ultimate day job.
Is it any good?
Who knew elementary school teachers could be so cool? Their music is playful and sometimes theatrical and goes from sounding like The Beatles to Buddy Holly, bringing childhood memories to life through clever lyrics about the awesomeness of a bunk bed or the sweetness of an imaginary friend. Whether driving in the minivan -- er, supervan -- or chasing your kiddos around the house in a bed sheet cape, the songs on Flying! will bring out the superkid in anyone.