Kindness - 'World, You Need A Change of Mind'
Knowingly banal lyrics and an unaffecting voice
His lyrics are knowingly banal (“Baby, I can’t wait any longer”, on ‘Bombastic’), his voice unaffecting, and anyone peddling semi-ironic covers of the fucking EastEnders theme deserves to lose their fingers. However, the bass on ‘SEOD’ rattles the skins of your eyeballs, and it’s in the production that this dreary affair occasionally explodes into colour.
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