Nizlopi, ‘Keeping Up Appearances’, Aleister Crowley… Just when you thought Leamington Spa couldn’t give anything more to the world, along come Post War Years.
Shining out a dazzling beacon of highly-strung energy through the dross of naive no-hopes and washed-up relics that have been littering my desk of late, you could tell from the outset this was a winner.
Digital blips that sound like pebbles dropped to the bottom of a bath, quasi-hardcore string-picked breakdowns, edgy drums seemingly played by a man falling off the edge of a cliff – all very arch and very clever, and no doubt played live with electrocuted marionette precision (as per below) and yet still retaining that all-important human heart.
You can her visit their MySpace page here.
Download Post War Years‘ Whole World On Its Head herelink. Let me know what you think.