Across the Pond: The Manhattan Love Suicides – Clusterfuck 7″

a1: Clusterfuck
a2: Detroit Deisel
b1: Burning Wire
b2: Heat and Panic

Label: Squirrel Records (UK)
Buy: Norman Records
Listen: Myspace
Manhattan Love Suicides Clusterfuck

Song listened to: “Heat and Panic””
Converted Price: $9.54
Worth it?: Undecided, so probably no.
The song that I listened to – “Heat and Panic” is actually pretty good. Sounds a lot like My Bloody Valentine (meets White Light/White Heat era Velvet Underground).  Lots of screeching guitar jabs, and that driving VU inspired bass/drum combo. Nice and lo-fi sounding.  Singing, at times, reminds me of that 80’s novelty xmas song by The Waitresses “Christmas Wrapping.” That will be a good thing or a bad thing.


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