Long time Cougar favourite Kick Up The Fire delivered on their early promise by bringing out their bombastic Self Titled mini-album. Back in October I remarked that the band sounded ‘like Franz Ferdinand after a large hit of performance enhancing drugs…..offering more hooks than a regional angling club’.
It is indicative that a few months on I can still spin all the tracks on repeat without ever losing interest or finding the process repetitive. their angular approach to guitar lead post-rock demands to be blared from huge speakers and I have gone out of my way to do just that.
Here’s to 2011 bringing them more success