Murry The Hump : Silver Suit/Booze And Cigarettes

This, make no mistake, is The Proper Indie; winsome, charmsome, delicate, funny and toe-tappin' Trebor fizz-pop Fab...

Murry The Hump : Silver Suit/Booze And Cigarettes

Welsh. Bugled by Blur as The Best New Band In Britain. Have a "live favourite" called 'Kebab Or Shag?'. This, make no mistake, is The Proper Indie; winsome, charmsome, delicate, funny and toe-tappin' Trebor fizz-pop Fab. Dad. "Put on your shoes", lilts the man called Matt on the jingle-fresh 'Silver Suit', "do something new, you wear your Sunday best and I'll wear mine too..." and all the springtime bluebells o'er indie-rock's dwindling pastures do the synchronised leaf-quake to pornographically perky trumpets. Sublime. "Booze and cigarettes", he continues on the lovelorn, oh yes, 'Booze And Cigarettes', "go together like you and me do in sunny weather". Blub. No, really. Furthermore, he implores, "You fill my spleen with nicotine!" and that's the kinda talk that can turn a girl's head. Arab Strap, then, if they lived on a rainbow. Or Radiohead, if they were a comedy band (which, as we know, is only a matter of time).







Sylvia Patterson

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