. That this sombre tale is saddled to the back of a [B]Pete Watermanly[/B] stultifying early-'90s handbag house tune somewhat lessens the impact.
The same idea as the [a]Spearmint[/a] single, just not as good. The
with the much-touted YY28‘s is that you can’t really tell
Saint Etienne conniving ends and where the earnest desire to
Smash Hits sensation begins. ‘Next Big Thing‘ is about a
single mum who dreams about being a pop sensation but inevitably ends up slumped over the ironing board in some tower block sprawl. That this sombre tale is saddled to the back of a Pete
stultifying early-’90s handbag house tune somewhat lessens the impact. It’s probably meant to. You can’t really tell, though.
Fact is the YY28‘s have got other songs which make ‘Next
sound as lame as it does next to ‘Sweeping The Nation‘. One
maybe, they’ll get round to releasing one of them as a single.
then, this island of faint praise in an ocean of indifferent press is going to have to do.