Kissingsohard (1995) The John Doe Things has provided a revealing double entendre in the titling of this latest solo outing. Both on Kissingsohard and in his work… 1995-08-15 The John Doe Thing Rock
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Kissingsohard (1995)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Aug 15, 1995; Lead Performance: The John Doe Thing; Genre: Rock

The John Doe Things has provided a revealing double entendre in the titling of this latest solo outing. Both on Kissingsohard and in his work with punk legends X, a group he cofounded, his brawny, hard-bitten ballads depict a world in which love is synonymous with, not a cure for, desperation. And as always, his bracing, sinewy vocals provide the perfect complement for these unsettling vignettes. A-

Originally posted Aug 18, 1995 Published in issue #288 Aug 18, 1995 Order article reprints