Brendan Benson

Brendan Benson - Spit It Out - Single Review

Brendan Benson
Spit It Out
V2

Wrongly defined as another folk singer-songwriter, with Spit It Out - from new album The Alternative To Love - Brendan Benson reveals himself as being closer to the same college rock that gave us Wheatus and Fountains of Wayne, than to the darker sounds of Lapalco, without losing sincerity and most of all the gift he still masters: crafting perfect pop songs. But unlike Teenage Dirtbag, this single can’t be accused of bubble-gum pop, even when he sings

Brendan Benson - Spit It Out - Single Review

“every bubble you blow I’m gonna pop it” as it’s permeated with brightness and with a humorous twist, helped by some interesting sound effect, popping up here and there in the song, and highly ear-friendly melodies. What’s more, is that although catchy and enjoyable, this is not an entirely serene song, but it urges us that time is running out (with a clock-ticking effect) and that we’d better “spit it out - now”.

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Giada Arnone



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