Two years ago I track down Night On My Side, the debut full-length by singer/guitarist Gemma Hayes. This is during a time of serious transition, and I dig deep into the CD for a few weeks as if it were an emotional salve.
On impulse I drop it into my player the other day and am happily blown away all over again. It would be a cinch to slot her into that massive category of post-post-Alanis female singer/songwriters were it not for her frequent plunges into My Bloody Valentine-style fuzz and distortion. I love that kind of thing, and no track exemplifies it as well as this one:
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