“I’m so / I’m so Distracted / Can’t concentrate on anything at all” sing the terminally twitching youths, fed on a culture of short attention spans and attention-seeking behaviour. But you, audience, how could you not concentrate on this?

Just two persons plus their respective instruments; four elements engaged in a serious playground tussle. The guitar is a bully, all sharks-teeth points with serrated edges, pointing fingers and knocking half-serious punches at its victim. Drums are vying to be noticed, all high speed clatter and hi-hat acrobatics. Over the top of this commotion, Laura-Mary, in the style of a snotty nosed brat, taunting “Now now now now boy”; Steven playing the role of wiry-limbed misaligned youth, “Giving myself a heart attack”.

They are perfectly within their rights to sound this arrogant – even with just the few repeated over-and-over lyrics, this is one of the brashest and best singles of two-zero-zero-six thus far.

9/10

- Rachel C

drownedinsound.com

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WORK004
Blood Red Shoes
"A.D.H.D."

A. A.D.H.D.
B. Can't Find The Door

7" vinyl, limited pressing of 1000 numbered copies on heavy vinyl

 
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