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Bitter Springs - TV Tears

  by Dixie Ernill

published: 30 / 1 / 2011

Bitter Springs - TV Tears
Label: Harvey Records
Format: CDS


Clever and eloquent dissection of reality TV on infectious download only single from the Bitter Springs

Over the years, the Bitter Springs have excelled in producing music that eloquently describes the changing social landscape of our times in a way very few of their peers have ever been able to muster. Their latest effort is the wonderful 'TV Tears' in which front-man Simon Rivers superbly arid lyrics dissect the dreadful explosion of reality TV and talk shows such as Jeremy Kyle over an infectious musical soundtrack. It's a clever song, merely par for the course from the Bitter Springs, with the poignant lyric "Do you think you can clear away this mess with your lie detectors and DNA tests?" being a typical example of Rivers' brilliant wordplay. Additional tracks, 'Sirens Every Day' and an unplugged version of "TV Tears" aptly named 'TV Unplugged' are worthwhile associates that make this download a must.

Track Listing:-
1 TV Tears
2 Sirens Every Day
3 TV Unplugged

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