I know that a significant portion of you are going to be put off by this blatantly goofball record sleeve. Unfortunately, that's entirely your loss, especially if you have a sweet spot for early Green Day. When this lil' slab of wax dropped in 1995, the world didn't exactly require a band like Jill, if only because Tre, Mike and Billie hadn't gone the Broadway route yet. Then again, I should also factor into this equation that Jill weren't alone in their reverence to Green Day, because at the same time a handful of other "protege" bands were gaining some traction, specifically MxPx, Zoinks! and Bracket - often beating the trio in question at their own melodicore game. Such is the case with Jill's "Scary Thoughts" which could pass for a 39/Smooth or Kerplunk outtake in a heartbeat. Da bomb. IMO this tune surpasses just about anything in GD's Warner Bros catalog. As for the flip, "Dumbfounded" starts things off on a mellower note - that is until it bursts into power chord overdrive around the one-minute mark. Evidently, Jill called San Angelo, Texas home. Would love to know if there was more where this came from. I'm dedicating this entry to one Eric Zoll, in hopes that he is alive and well.