Martin Chamarette.

“Ace Welsh, punk power-poppers” Nicotine Pretty are back, with a blast. If you’re already acquainted with their previous tracks, ‘Who’s Gonna Save My Soul?’ and ‘Nicotine Pretty’, this will come as no surprise. This E.P includes said tunes and four newies. 

The opener, ‘Bygone Boy’ fair roars out of the speakers; “whoah!” indeed. Like the Manics rubbing up against the New York Dolls, it’s 2 mins 50 that you’ll want to stick on repeat. Ginge Knievil sings of leaving his darker habits behind, but there’s no let up in energy here.

 ‘This Ship Ain’t Going Down’ is a fitting tribute to the band’s fight against personal difficulties. They’ve had a rough time, but the mood is hard-edged optimism; a fine singalong. ‘Bad Whiskey’ keeps up the addictive choruses, with a gorgeous, melodic solo.

‘Over The Edge’ written and sung by guitarist Lewis, keeps the early Manics feel, and reminds me of the Exploding Hearts, which is a very good thing.

 

With pre-sales from Sept 23rd and official release on Oct 12th, the rave reviews keep coming, and rightly so.

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That week went quickly.  No sooner did we bring you the finest alternative album reviews but we also ushered in some welcome reviews from the best live bands breezing through the United Kingdom.

You had Canadian rockers The Dirty Nil turning up their master volume last weekend and we also went loco over power-pop royalty Paul Collins and his new album Out Of My Head.  If those two didn’t tickle your fancy then you should try out some UK hardcore in the shape of Welsh upstarts Social Experiment and their stunning debut ‘Rumours of Our Demise Are Not Greatly Exaggerated’.

We brought you Commies who played with Tommy, Some Italians who just rock like fuck in the shape of some Peawees, German sleazy rock n rollers in the shape of Hell Nation Army. and as the week drew to a close we took on board The Virginmarys new record that is a must hear any day of the week.

We also got to have a chat with Alvin Gibbs and get the low down on his soon to be released debut solo album and the UK Subs bass player also had some amusing tales about his band and what he spends his time doing when not on stage.

All that was last week when we also announced details of some great tours and shows and new records being released.

 

To prove that we should be the bookmark site for all the best reviews, news and interviews over the coming seven days we’ve got exclusive reviews and interviews that you won’t find anywhere on the internet beginning today when we have Tyla spilling the beans about his new record and over the next seven days. Reviews from Deathtraps, Nicotene Pretty, King Brothers, and Bottle Rockets but we also go balls deep into some fantastic live show reviews from the likes of Glenn Hughes and Jesse Malin to name two so you know where to go and click when you’re skiving in work – Oh and Nev just gave you his tips on the shakers and movers in the 2018 ska/punk scene with a few just about to head out around the UK if you’re quick there might still be tickets left for The Interrupters / Bar Stool Preachers Tour.  So skive a bit more with us and keep up to date with what’s what.  As Lux used to say – Stay Sick! Luv

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South Wales power pop punkers have finally released their debut EP after a turbulent tragic beginning the band are on an even keel and plan to cast their net far and wide with tour dates emerging and some nice support slots to The Quireboys and Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind.  Frontman Ginge has been seen shouting at moving traffic on the M4 that he’s winging it he’s also been doing the artwork and Winging it, playing guitar and winging, singing yup you guessed it he’s winging that too.  But on the strength of this video, he’s doing a pretty good job at winging things.  The full EP review is coming to RPM soon but in the meantime, we thought we’d let you see what he’s been up to since the Sick Livers.  Captain Ginge has patched up his vessel and is ready to sail the often choppy shark infested rock and roll high seas.

 

“THIS SHIP AIN’T GOING DOWN” HAS LANDED!
“REAL LIFE GLORIES” PRESALES NOW OPEN!

Limited Edition (100 copies)…

CD in Glossy Wallet
2 Exclusive Pin Badges
Sticker
Immediate Download

http://www.nicotinepretty.bandcamp.com

 

Nicotine Pretty – This Ship Ain't Going Down (2018)

"THIS SHIP AIN'T GOING DOWN" HAS LANDED!"REAL LIFE GLORIES" PRESALES NOW OPEN!Limited Edition (100 copies)…CD in Glossy Wallet2 Exclusive Pin BadgesStickerImmediate Downloadhttp://www.nicotinepretty.bandcamp.comGeneral CD release 12th October 2018.

Geplaatst door Nicotine Pretty op Zaterdag 22 september 2018