The titular opener describes a place which has completely lost it’s way and finishes with a vignette in which he calls it’s Queen a c**t, the sort of polemic which it goes without saying was always going to provoke a response of equal and opposite extremity.
Like their counterparts Fontaines DC this is a band who, on the evidence of When I Have Fears, deserve our full attention.
There aren’t any awards for Best Side Project Band, but if there were Mini Mansions woudl definitely be in with … More
It’s been 40 years since The Buzzcocks wrote arguably the definitive song about romance gone wrong with Ever Fallen In … More
Even when feeling unhappy with themselves, most of us don’t go full makeover. But pop’s tensions are different though, such … More
It’s taken Scott Hansen a very, very long time to scratch an itch: after almost 20 years building Tycho’s presence … More
Such is the journey in rock and roll terms that the same Parry Farrell who founded Lollapalooza in 1991 is … More
The art work for A Bathfull of Ecstasy looks not unlike something you would see in a shop selling joss … More
It’s more important than ever that music continues to generate public opinion – and black midi and this record will certainly do that.
Little probably did they know when they wrote it, but Something Good Can Work has been a song emblematic of … More