Haldern Festival. Germany. 5/6 August. We’re going and so should you!
Two reviewers, two different albums, two different perspectives.
Although they’re from Down Under, it’s obvious to me that they’ve spent some time behind a Volvo on the Dutch highways.
It’s everything you wanted from this reunion and more
To be fair to Cuts Across the Land I will say that when the band click, they can be thunderous.
Without doubt it is their best effort to date. It takes the experiments and borrowings of Nightfreak that little bit further, whilst adding a gravitas and richer, more emotive textures to their undoubted song writing ability.
Give Blood in some ways is so simple it doesn’t need all the other baggage. To mis-quote Mr Clinton, it’s the songs, stupid. And these songs are incredibly strong.
Bury St Edmunds is no place to raise sons they’ll only grow old before time
Outlaw is, by turns, funny, witty, irreverent and a slave to some rather loose-knit, loose-fit rhythms.
‘Every girl that I see since, looks just like you when I squint’