“There’s a self-knowing, solemn and sarcastic charm to the sound she’s remade and created. It’s a pin-prick sharp homage to shoulder-jerk pop with enough dark self-doubt to stay shameless…’
“‘Hollow’ is still as dystopian and bleak as anything ‘Part One’ delivered, but here the organics take over…”
“Nihilistic, lonely and cute sugared shoegaze? I should have known I’d buy in from the start…”
“With a gratuitously wiry dirt-driven grind of petulant punk and hot grit, ‘Going To the Races (Dressed Like A Racist)’ is a bludgeoning blast of mean squealing…”
You want songs that go bump in the aurals? 60s creep freakouts and fuzzbelly nuggets? Well this is the playlist for you.
The best of submissions with a smatter of others all wrapped up in sultryfied sonics.
The songbook, the wordbook, the lyrics.
Black and ivory vinyl, ready to take home and own. The music of Rats On The Run – Out now on Other Voices Records.
“While the song title guides us towards once-loved objects, it’s up to us how we view that attachment. Are we glad to have had or just sorry it’s gone? Our response might just shift with each listen….”
“If this version hadn’t managed to own itself so completely, I’d miss the original’s weight. But with so much between them, with such different takes, it’s unfair to compare and contrast…”