Die Shellsuit, Die!

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You Want The World (Single)

The Scratch

This band wants to be the Buzzcocks so hard it hurts.

Trouble is, they sound just a bit too cool for their own good - if this song is anything to go by, anyway. There’s a nice ironic touch, as they sing about how ungrateful and selfish and derivative we all are, wanting everything and moaning when we don’t ever get it. They say the right things in their PR, too, about being DIY and punk and all that. I can only hope they have a bit more fire playing live - recorded, it all sounds too staid, stompy and slow. Pete Shelley and co. were never that.

Listen: www.myspace.com/thescratch