STYLE: Rock RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 173373-27380 LABEL: Rebel Cinema FORMAT: Digital Only Single
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Regular Cross Rhythms radio listeners will already know Hampshire's Flight Brigade. "39 Steps" is still on the playlist but now we'll have to make room for this, the first of a slew of singles the band have recorded with top producer Chris Porter (George Michael, Elton John). A pulverising piece of power pop pumps propulsively (nah, let's drop the alliterations). On "Strange Things" rock guitars bite over a juddering rhythm while Ollie Baines has a perfectly judged melancholic vocal and those ethereal girls do their delicate BV bit. A fine single to be experienced loud and often.
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