Jamie T’s second album in two years is a punk, rap, pop and hardcore tour de force
Three young men unduly blessed with good looks and technical proficiency who, in the course of a painfully protracted set, can muster little more than a load of bass-heavy powerchord bluster and no
It isn't, though.
Australia's Silverchair are 19-year-olds who have sold four million records worldwide and are about to release their fourth album, 'Neon Ballroom'. If juvenile culture can be defined in terms of a morbid obsession with Nirvana and the sound of Seattle, then they are indeed 'the youth'. That their teenage sound should incorporate such a shocking dearth of originality is just something for the rest of us to worry about.
For here are three young men unduly blessed with good looks and technical proficiency who, in the course of a painfully protracted set, can muster little more than a load of bass-heavy powerchord bluster and nothing that you could dignify by calling a melody, even opportunistically titled single 'Anthem For The Year 2000'.
Impossibly wealthy before they are 20, it's time for Silverchair to wonder what they'll do for the rest of their lives. If the money runs out, Woolworths are always on the lookout for shelf-stackers.
Character studies and ready melodies abound in the latest record by the Oxford quartet
A battle-like record where fear and dread rule
Another gripping Pedro Almodóvar mystery, full of vibrant visuals and emotional revelations
The Californian succeeds, once again, in exposing the ugliness of mankind. It’ll get under your skin