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Scrap Metal!

OK, so, you knew “The Good Ones” was a clothing company, right? But here’s the thing…the thing is…OK, so there’s this band. And there’s just something about them. Remember that call-all-your-friends-this-very-minute-because-life-can’t-go-on-without-hearing-this-song feeling? Or that first-track-on-side-one-of-your-best-mix-tape-ever kind of awesome? Well, they’re a bit like that. As February wraps up, we’re gonna share a whole lot more about these guys: Stuart, Adrian, Franklin and Bullfrog. They’re brave. They’re funny. They’re ready. And they call themselves The Good Ones.

Click on over to TheGoodOnes.com and you can hear the song that put ‘em on the map. It’s called “Scrap Metal!”—and we’d love to hear you singing along.

– Matt

February 22, 2012 - 2:29 pm

Alyssa - Super Cool! TGO!

February 22, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Chapel - OH MY!!!! I seriously can’t wait until March 1st!!! This is going to be awesome!! :)

February 22, 2012 - 3:01 pm

Jamie Hicks - What a fun watch!!! I LOVE Joe’s ‘cool’ look he gives towards the beginning. Aiden HAS to have that sweatshirt and those board shorts and and and and.

JAZZED!

February 22, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Heather D. - So I just watched the video and now I’m already humming “Scrap Metal.” Very catchy tune.. So are you all playing at MJ Art Fair?? ;) Can’t wait until March 1st! My son’s b-day is March 17th–St. Patty’s Day (yay!!) and I think he’s actually going to love the clothes he gets this year for one of his presents. Who knew that was even possible?? Now I’m off to hum some more…

February 22, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Hope Boyce - Here’s the thing … that is a seriously good one!

February 22, 2012 - 3:31 pm

Sarah - Awesome! Great song, & everything looks great!

February 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

jennifer cain - I will order the boy outfits, the MOM outfit…and the ottoman Thank you

February 22, 2012 - 4:27 pm

Amber Vaughn - Ridiculously awesome!!

February 22, 2012 - 4:34 pm

miggymama - A true work of genius! From the song to the cool clothes…I can’t wait! Thank you!

February 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Tracy - Love it! And of course we love the name Stuart. Which one is he? My Stuart will want to know when he watches the video, lol.

February 22, 2012 - 5:43 pm

brandi - how fun is that! love this, my son is going to love it too – no more tears when only mj comes to our door, the good ones will be a hit!

February 22, 2012 - 9:13 pm

gidget - My boys are ready :) What will be the largest size in boys: )I got one in kindergarden and one in 5th grade:)

February 23, 2012 - 1:01 am

Brandi Parker - LOVED the video. My daughter would have never left the drums. We are huge music lovers and love hearing new music. Scrap metal will be added to the play list. :)

February 23, 2012 - 3:21 am

Megan B - Looks awesome! Can’t wait to see everything on March 1st

February 23, 2012 - 8:40 pm

Maria Bellot - Denise, your 2 boys are so precious, I just had to say it!! Great video!

April 25, 2012 - 10:57 am

Korie Ong - Hi, i think that i saw you visited my blog so i got here to “go back the desire”.I am trying to find issues to improve my site!I suppose its good enough to use a few of your ideas!!

We’ve got a blog!!

We’ve got a blog!! But first I gotta tell you something and ha, it may not be the best “first” blog post ever. Jami Davis send us a behind the scenes video last night that was beyond cool.  It had footage from our photo shoot we did last month in Austin, TX.  Loved it at first sight, loved it at first sound. Yup, it was complete with a song off The Good Ones album.

So excited to share it, I called Joe (10) and Gabe (6) in to watch it with me. Gabe instantly smiled and hummed a bit.  He loved it. The last video (which you have yet to see) had Gabe singing the lyrics for days and a constant begging of “can we watch it again? And demanding that I fast forward to the end. Of course, he plays a role in the grand finale! Nothing like seeing yourself on film.

And Joe? Well, he didn’t love it so much. I looked over to see his eyes swell up with tears as he dropped his head and ran upstairs. I fully admit I was a little confused and to be real honest, a little irritated he would act like that when Gabe and I were in full smiles! I walked upstairs, sat next to him with my arm around his shoulder and asked him what made him so sad? He looked at me with his eyes pouring out the tears and said “Mom, you said I could go see The Good Ones in Tx with you.” Man, I had to hold it together cuz I wanted to laugh so hard, he really thinks of The Good Ones as a Band, as something other than just boys clothing. Seriously, it is the sweetest thing ever.

We so hope your son will feel the same. Well, okay not the sadness with eyes of tears but the feeling of being part of The Good Ones.

Matt sums it up best when he talks about why we started a boys clothing line.

“But why?”

Ever been asked that question, a few dozen times in a row? It’s the sound of a world that’s brand-new. That’s inspiring at every turn. That’s yet to be figured out, and yet to be second-guessed. A world that will never let you down.

“But why?”

Why? Well, it’s pretty simple. We wanted to celebrate the boys that that light fireworks in our souls.

So here’s a line for their imagination, for their joy, for giggles and for eyes that twinkle. For creativity and adventure, for catching snakes and carrying frogs in pockets, for carving names on a tree, for chores (and allowance), for homeruns (and strikeouts), for dancing and, yep, for rock & roll.

Here’s also one for a busted lip, for a flipped BMX, and for first scars. (A scar is nature’s version of a tattoo—for stories they’ll never forget.)

Most of all, here’s one for friends forever.

 

February 22, 2012 - 9:12 pm

janeb - Hooray for The Good Ones! & your cool 1st GO blog! I don’t have to have another girl to keep my kids in this most beautiful and lovingly designed clothing! My big guy (3yrs) will now give his older sisters a run for their $$$ in style! ~:) Thank you thank you

February 23, 2012 - 2:25 am

Jessica - So excited for you! Best of luck with the march 1 premiere!

February 28, 2012 - 3:04 pm

steph s - ALL morning….looking at your new blog/flipping back to mjc blog and look books….trying to determine what my son must have to coordinate w/ his sis. the coming of march first is like watching grass grow….come on already!!! My lad NEEDS a boxful of mjc creativity so he can shine…with dirt under his nails, bruises (which he calls BLUE-ses!!) on his knees, forehead and shins. oh, and his every drippy nose, cow-lick I’ve grown to LOVE and those big bright brown eyes that melt.my.heart. love that boy. this morning, while holding my hand, he told me he was gonna marry me all day long…on sunday/monday/tuesday/wednesday/thursday/friday. I asked, “saturday, too?” “yep, mommy, all the days of the week!….and ALL DAY LONG!” oh thank u for making boys clothes!!!!

April 25, 2012 - 11:15 am

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