Purchase: 30 Oct. 2013
Champagne Holocaust arrived in the post today. I'd heard one song and knew it was a record worth checking out. It's halfway through, do dig it, there's something special about these stray cats. Twisted funky, psychedelic punk-y. The lyrics are a neat kind of frayed, raw, especially like what I heard on 'Who Shot Lee Oswald?' - FBI, CIA, secret government within the government... yeah. I should write a better-looking review, but I'm not better-looking. I need to listen to it a few times, then I might write an in-depth review, probably not though.
10 July 2015 EDIT: Mad. Um, no, I don't have the record anymore. I lent it to a friend last September when he turned up out of the blue, I was an intoxicated wreck, wasn't expecting him and shouldn't have answered the door, thought it was a good idea at the time, y'know, same with the generosity, my thinking was I dug it, so he might. Haven't had it back, don't know if that's a good sign or not. Haven't heard back from him actually - we don't talk anymore. I was liking the record more and more with each listen, I was, I think my favourite track had been 'Garden of the Numb'. Maybe this is a good reason to contact him, because I'm in the mood to listen to Fat White Family. It's what I said before and more, it's sort of a hillbilly post-punk sound, to be honest it can't be clearly defined and I bet that suits the band just fine. I can't write an in-depth review because I'd be building on a bad foundation, sorry if I've let ye down. I'll leave it to the review experts, not the critics but the critters. It's just a hectic, paranoid, freaky thing, the record, so if that sounds like your kind of thing, you should give it a listen, give it a spin.