Police 1000 b/w Traction
Culled from some of their first recording sessions nearly five years ago, this A-Frames single captures them in all of their danceable dissonant glory. The A-side about a friends motorcycle bops along merrily with a bass groove that couldve been an ice cream truck ditty in its mind-numbing glory. The flip follows a familiar Frames theme of medical maladies (see later songs like Crutches or Hospital) and just begs the listener to clap along with the cheeky hook of You got me in traction, traction, traction. ... While their latest album (this years Black Forest on Sub Pop) is filled with narcissistic negativity, this single shows that the sun sometimes shines on the sad.Ben Blackwell writes about music for Metro Times. Send comments to [email protected]
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