Love Is All, not a new Sandra Bullock/Hugh Grant Rom-Com but a Swedish Indie band. Two Thousand And Ten Injuries, not a new chapter in Dustin Hoffman's diary of abuse ("Squeezed and pulled and hurt my neck in 1988!") but a new album from the Gothenburg quintet, their first on Polyvinyl Records. Having received some acclaim for their previous two albums, 'Nine Times That Same Song' and 'A Hundred Things That Keep Me Up At Night' Love Is All were without a contract in place when they put this collection of songs together. Bassist Johan Lindwall says "We didn't have a record contract, and we didn't even look for one. Therefore the record developed completely on our premises and conditions and only because it was fun." Thankfully for you and I they were signed and we are able to enjoy the fruits of their labours.
Two Thousand And Ten Injuries is a riotous jamboree of New Wave, Punk and Indie. Josephine Olausson has a fantastically sharp and biting delivery with more than a passing resemblance to Mary Kate Geraghty from Fight Like Apes. The guitar work from Nicholaus Sparding will have your ears fizzing with retro riffs and the tight pulsating drumming from Markus Gorsch can't fail but to ignite the passions of even the most passive listener.
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Love Is All
Nine Times That Same Song
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