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01/06/2015 : MICHAEL HEAD & THE RED ELASTIC BAND - Velvets In The Dark

MICHAEL HEAD & THE RED ELASTIC BAND

Velvets In The Dark

Music7 inch
IndiePop

[90/100]   
01/06/2015, Paul PLEDGER

Shack and Pale Fountains frontman Mick Head is still knocking out pretty sun-soaked melodies for kicks and what a little gem Velvets In The Dark is. Issued on a 7" (with download), VITD is the very best of Head rolled into one languid acoustic three minute song that includes the trademark Head rhythm, the punctuated trumpeting associated with ex-Paley Andy Diagram and woozy guitar picking throughout. It's criminal that Head remains relatively unsung after thirty years of great music, so why not make up for it and invest in this little number.

This review also appeared also on Flipside Reviews.

Paul PLEDGER
01/06/2015


 

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