She’s Hit - Pleasure (4 stars)

She’s Hit - Pleasure

'Like The Stooges giving the Jesus and Mary Chain what for'

(Re:Peater)

Named after a suitably scuzzed-up epistle by Nick Cave’s former breeding ground/alma mater The Birthday Party, but judging by the band photos too young to shave, this Glasgow quintet take their forebears’ primitive voodoo trash aesthetic twang by the scruff of its studded dog-collar and let rip, like The Stooges giving the Jesus and Mary Chain what for.

No luddites these elegantly wasted kids, mind, because, while things get more urgent as things progress, the climax of the mighty ‘Miriam Hollow’ has shades of the Simple Minds ‘I Travel’, plus there’s an entire bonus CD of remixes designed to scare yourself in the dark with.

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