Breaking up can be hard. Clearly, nobody told the Futureheads
little fact of life. After the ‘heads and their label 679 went
splitsville, the band haven’t slowed down a bit.
On their new
cut, The Beginning Of The Twist, the Sunderland four-piece come off all
perky and energised without the strings attached feel that sometimes
comes with the label world.
That track has their classic
neo-wave jerky guitar sound, ideal for kids in Converse All Stars to
freak to at their local indie disco, all mixed with a twist of big-time
production from the golden fingertips of Youth (Primal Scream, The
Here I was thinking they’d disappeared with Kaiser
Chiefs to planet suck, but the Futureheads are back and they sound
better than ever. By Dave Ruby Howe.