Hicks

Swoon

It’s been many months since I’ve picked up an album that I’ve gone crazy about, and just when I was giving up hope, three come along at once. ‘It’s Blitz’ by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, ‘Two Suns’ by Bat for Lashes, and most of all, the new Silversun Pickups “Swoon”.

This is one of those albums that even when I’m not playing it, it’s still playing inside my head. The easiest way to share a flavour is the video for the single ‘Panic Switch’ (beware of strobes). Yes, I can hear nay-sayers waffling about The Smashing Pumpkins, but my fingers are in my ears… la la la…