Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Post War Glamour Girls - Jazz Funerals

Now signed to I Like Trains' own ILT label, James Smith still sounds like Nick Cave on the whisky shots and everyone around is falling into line late 80s output-wise, the brooding shimmer having turned full-on soused Bunnymen death march, Smith demanding "scatter my ashes by the coffee machine" in the midst of chunky delayed guitar sounds marching towards a chorus borne of internalised desperation and the ever present threat of pulling down the pillars and crushing everyone inside. The B-side is a cover of Robert Palmer's Johnny And Mary. But of course.

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