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Brakes - Hey Hey

  by Jamie Rowland

published: 1 / 3 / 2009

Brakes - Hey Hey
Label: Fat Cat Records
Format: 7"


Economical, but excellent first single from Brighton group Brakes' forthcoming third album,'Touchdown'

Brakes return with the first single from new album, 'Touchdown', which is released in April. ‘Hey Hey’ is unashamed, balls-out “rawk”, and what a stonker it is too. At only a little over 2 minutes long, it goes in, does the job, and gets out again in a satisfyingly to the point way. We don’t always need complication; sometimes it’s nice to just have riff, riff, verse, chorus, riff, verse, chorus, riff, end. Lovely! The first B-side, ‘Consumer, Producer, A Chicken or An Egg’ is even more economical with its time, taking as long to listen to as it does to read what it’s called. The second B-side is the Countryfied beauty of ‘Set a Course’. A shame that such a lovely song didn't make the cut for the album, but I suppose that can only say good things about the tracks that made it. And all the more reason to but the single, of course! So yes. Go do that.

Track Listing:-
1 Hey Hey
2 Consumer, Producer, A Chicken Or An Egg
3 Set A Course

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