Thursday, 4 June 2009

Kid Harpoon – Stealing Cars

The first single from the debut album he’s been recording with Trevor Horn, Stealing Cars is a great big pop song, a huge fun rush. It’s something that could be a big hit, it has an edge that will appeal to alternative fans, yet enough hooks to cross the commercial divide. Don’t Cry On Me is better, a big searching song, with some jaggedy White Stripes riffs and a big blast at the charts. It seems like an obvious tilt for success, but the more discerning fan may bore of this quickly.

Stealing Cars is released by Young Turks on July 20th
The Kid Harpoon myspace is here

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