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The Vines : Get Free
...stunning pop sense, making commerce from the chaos...
Anger, an old man once observed, is an energy, and ‘Get Free’ is pure bitter adrenaline. The taut guitar line could easily double as a garotte, such is Craig Nicholl’s bile-raw fury. There’s the hell-for-leather Stooges garage urgency. There’s the Vines' stunning pop sense, making commerce from the chaos. And finally there’s Nicholl’s sour self-pity mixing with his spleen: "She never loved me/Why should anyone?" Look no further for a reason.
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