Nick Jonas And The Administration
The cosmic joke behind Nick Jonas’ new “side project”—a designation typically reserved for genre experiments and personal journeys— is that he’s playing the same tween catnip as his main band, The Jonas Brothers. (Read: rock music that’s anodyne, uninspired, and engineered to fly off the shelves of Walmart.) Jonas is the youngest member of The Jonas Brothers, all three of whom are hurtling toward an age that’s not kind to former teen sensations, so maybe his new guise is a kind of preemptory play for crossover appeal. Regardless, it sounds like a dead-ringer for Hootie And The Blowfish, and we all know what happened to them after Cracked Rear View.