July 26, 2008
THE B-52S Juliet Of The Spirits
THE TING TINGS Shut Up And Let Me Go
SOUNDING like the natural successor to Blondie's Rapture, The Ting Tings' newie has an infectious 70s-style funk-based riff overlaid by street-smart lyrics from Debbie Harry-lookalike Katie White (pictured).
DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Cath
A WORK of fiction, based on fact, Cath reflects the band's experiences of friends who have married but have become isolated.
Ben Gibbard's soaring vocals and the song's addictive hooks make this a winner all the way.
STIFF DYLANS Ultraviolet
FORMED for new movie Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, which opened in Birmingham yesterday, Stiff Dylans have since become a 'proper' band, writing and recording new material. This debut single, featured in the film, is Busted/ McFly-style pop-punk that will appeal to the teens.
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