New Release concerts can be rather strange affairs. Preaching to the converted, audiences made up not just of fans and friends, but also family. Listeners from 9 to 90 and all points in between. Alex Krienke, as lead singer with the family friendly Sunny Skies and the Metal friendly Killerz has naturally picked up a wide-ranging fan base. Thankfully though the music at Bonn Harmonie by his band AJK was as eclectic as the audience.
It was only briefly, but he was once in a band (Aragon) whose lyrical themes included Fantasy, War and Sorcery. progression to a Power Metal band (Trick of the Light) followed, and now he’s waiting in a quiet Bonn Bistro for his cup of tea to arrive so our interview can start.
Alex Krienke, best known for his many appearances as vocalist with Sunny Skies, is, Like his new CD ‘What’s Good For You‘, full of surprises. Okay, there’s a reason for the tea, he’s on anti-biotics – but what about the musical surprises on the new disc? Rock, Pop and Jazz instead of Metal, Mayhem, and Sorcery? – and where do Huey Lewis and Freddie Mercury fit into the Alex Krienke story so far? Alex spoke to 3SongsBonn in advance of the bands CD Release Concert at Bonn Harmonie on 6 December