Philly punks Nothing are back from the brink with a new record that draws on some really, really bad times.
The Darkness : Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)
In WW1 they stopped shooting each other on Christmas Day to play football. In the same spirit, The Darkness are single of the week
Oh, it’s easy to be suspicious of The Darkness. The way they rose from the ranks of the UK indie scene, yet betray its central tenets – willful underachievement, dogged adherence to ill-thought-out underground ‘ethics’, the chasing of ephemeral cool – in favour of a clear desire to wrestle the Great British Public to the floor and goose them silly. But we ask you, did they call Wizzard’s ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ a novelty turn? Did they hear ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’ and call [a][/a] a bunch of old Brummie c---s? Well, yes, they probably did. But they were wrong. Because just like these songs, ‘Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End)’ exists in a universe beyond shame, a magical All Tomorrow’s Christmases, where snow never turns to sludge, presents buy themselves, and the pubs are always open. And thanks to The Darkness, this Christmas Eve, you’ll be able to get up on the table, kick over the pints, and play air guitar like you're Brian fucking May on Buckingham Palace. You’ll look like an absolute c---. Trust us, it’ll be great.
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