the soundtrack to an American holiday I haven’t had yet
They’re like a tequila slammer – fast, aggressive, kicks like a mule and makes you feel bloody fantastic for about a minute and a half.
They’re trying hard too, they’ve even got a kazoo.
although the judges deliver what they do with verve, passion and style they simply don’t give you, or themselves, enough time to have fun
cheerful guitar solos, a handful of slide guitar, toe-tapping drum beats and the occasional bit of violin for extra polish
a big, red and white stripey deckchair of an album
The Brownies are a loud little four piece that like to thrash around and wail quite a bit.
Okay, the very fact that Coldplay likes John Hopkins shouldn’t mean that you shouldn’t like John Hopkins.
…if you feel comfortable with the opening strangeness (and screechings) of Should the Prayer Wheel Turn, then you’ll find it’s a bloody exciting listen, even if it’s not always “pleasurable”.
This LP is a pleasing collection of synth dribbles, sighs and blurps; soothing but never boring and definitely commercial.