Hard-Fi

Hard-Fi - Tied Up Too Tight - Single Review

Hard-Fi
Tied Up Too Tight
Necessary/Atlantic
Release Date: 11/04/2005

In a time when hundreds of ‘post-punk’ and ‘punk funk’ bands inundate the charts with an ocean of repetitive riffs and deja-vu attitudes, it’s refreshing to see that, despite their obvious Clash influences, West Londoners Hard-Fi haven’t joined them, but instead took the sound of Staines and with a bit of good old ska moulded it into something original and exciting. New single Tied Up

Hard-Fi - Tied Up Too Tight - Single Review

Too Tight is set to follow the success of debut single Cash Machine, with its Specials-infused DIY sound and its desperately ‘today’ feel. “Get me out of here” screams singer Richard Archer, and how not to agree with him – when your day-to-day reality is made of careers at Tesco and your girlfriend’s unwanted pregnancy? It must feel terribly suffocating, and writing a song about is certainly a better option than taking anti-depressants. Finally, life in Middlesex won’t be an option anymore for Hard-Fi, as their growing success testifies this is a band to watch very closely in 2005.

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