The Beast

posted 19 Feb 2009, 12:25 by paul other   [ updated 19 Feb 2009, 22:37 ]
Nick Marsh + The Auto Dropouts have just sent us this terrific version of The Beast and it's here on the jukebox. Have a listen, it's mean and menacing as it should be but at the same time it really sparkles, I love it. Right from the intro the atmosphere builds, the drum sound is wonderful, the snare is to die for,  the whole song becomes serious as the vocals thicken with harmony in just the right places and the guitars grow from the acoustic intro riff through reverbed slide and growling envelope-filtered tremelo til they wail out over almost sitar like sting. Crikey,  I'll have to calm down a bit!