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Ex Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Bad For Lazarus, Pink Lizards (and more) suspects now go by Clever Thing.

Clever Thing - Fixer Upper

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Clever Thing - Fixer Upper

Ex Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Bad For Lazarus, Pink Lizards (and more) suspects now go by Clever Thing.

Clever Thing's new single 'Fixer Upper' will peel the paint off your walls.

The intro riffs draw you in; you think you know how this goes, you're into 'music', you're confident. Then the White Stripes squawking guitar rolls, and Zeppelin-esque ride cymbals, all in 6/8 time pull your security blanket out from under your feet. You stare at the ceiling. You blink. Then you take on B-side ‘Major Swing’, which is close to unsettling. It lilts, drunkenly between two distinct personalities like a loud argument with a mirror.

This week, these tantalising follow ups to last year's ‘In A Tissy’ will be released via DIY psych label and all round charming fools Be Pacific (28/04/17 to be precise). Fronted by two unstoppable forces Rich Fownes and Daisy Coburn, the release parties should be incredible. This is the sort of rock n roll that stops you wishing you were born in another time.

See Clever Thing live at the below dates:

28/04 – Green Door Store, Brighton
06/05 – The Finsbury, London (featuring none other than Raw Meat DJs)

 

Featured image by the legendary Steve Gullick, artwork by James Rueben

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