Brakes - The Beatific Visions - Rough Trade
This second album from Brakes – four guys from indie-rock minnows Electric Soft Parade, British Sea Power and Tenderfoot – could see them ratchet up their popularity. They pack a lot into 30 minutes, with ragtime piano workouts from a onetime member of El
This second album from Brakes - four guys from indie-rock minnows Electric Soft Parade, British Sea Power and Tenderfoot - could see them ratchet up their popularity.
They pack a lot into 30 minutes, with ragtime piano workouts from a onetime member of Elvis' band on the brilliantly old-time If I Should Die Tonight rubbing shoulders with Lemonheads-like country strums (Mobile Communication), madcap punk stomps (Porcupine Or Pineapple?) and heavy rock headbangers (Cease And Desist).
The fun these guys must have had putting this genre jumble sale together oozes from the speakers and into your ears like a toffee ice cream on a summer day.
Silly in the best sense.
You may also want to watch:
- 1 What can I do and what opens when COVID lockdown rules ease on Monday, April 12?
- 2 Inside the breathtaking £2.6million historic house that has its own 'party barn'
- 3 Where has the Duke of Edinburgh visited in Hertfordshire?
- 4 Three household waste collection crews suspended
- 5 Jail for thief who stole scrap metal worth hundreds
- 6 Have you seen wanted Stevenage man?
- 7 Fun fair set for town centre following April 12 reopening
- 8 Unbeaten run over but Alex Revell disappointed with manner of Salford defeat
- 9 Complaints about Stevenage beauty store made to national fraud agency
- 10 Electrical store reopening with competition to win free 50-inch TV