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17/10/2014 : DUNCAN REID AND THE BIG HEADS - C'est La Vie

DUNCAN REID AND THE BIG HEADS

C'est La Vie

MusicCD single
PopPunk

[50/100]   

Self-released
17/10/2014, Paul PLEDGER

"Shit happens/that's the way it goes.." - and so our second nomination for this round-up's poet laureate award rumbles forth. Duncan Reid formerly of '70s punk japesters The Boys (aka The Yobs) has his feet in new-wave and his head in the clouds of pop and to prove it he's unleashed what sounds like a remodel of Boomtown Rats' Rat Trap, sped it up and written some easy-going lyrics that spout, 'yeah, whatever' in your face. It sounds like The Lightning Seeds doing 'angry', twenty years out-of-date but likeable nonetheless.

 

 

This review also appeared on Flipside Reviews

Paul PLEDGER
17/10/2014


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