Tag: John Peel

SLIM MOON of KILL ROCK STARS – Song For Ewe

“The song reminds me of other very bleak very simple songs I love. “Failure” by the Swans. “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division. “World War” by The Cure. “Big River” by Johnny Cash. “Lord, I’m Discouraged” by The Hold Steady. “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday. “Is That All There Is” by Peggy Lee. Several songs by The Smiths. It also reminds me of the John Cougar album title “Nothing Matters and What If It Did?””

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THE BITTER SPRINGS – Lucky 7

“I liked a lot of the male post punk bands, but for me the Raincoats were a different thing altogether, a much subtler musical revolution. The first LP was great, but this is magical, I got it on cassette and, right from the cover onwards, it took me to another world, and perhaps taught me that you don’t always have to shout to be heard.”

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