If you could ever get too much UK-love, this would probably be slightly over the top. But since you can’t and since it’s all very well deserved, let’s pick up on the Shiny Darkly/UK love affair. Read along as The Line of Best Fit and Clash Music write these pretty, pretty (very pretty, yes) words.
“On Shiny Darkly (more darkly than shiny, to be honest) the band goes from the jammed-organ drone and guitar rumble of lead track ‘Into the Shade’, to the yelping assault-on-the-senses of ‘He’s Suicidal’, to the skeletal terror of ‘Diana (Do Drugs)’ with stylish ease, and every moment on the EP is visceral, fresh, and brilliant (…) Copenhagen’s best new band.”
INTRODUCING / THE LINE OF BEST FIT
“Here’s a quick sample. ‘He’s Suicidal’ – a track title which gets straight to the point – opens up with a circular, spiralling guitar riff which is equal parts C86 and Goth. ‘Velocity Girl’ once she’s discovered her fear of heights, Shiny Darkly sit back and let their amplifiers bleed through the stereo.”
HE’S SUICIDAL AS TRACK OF THE DAY / CLASH MUSIC
Bonus-info: improve your Shiny Darkly knowledge at The Line of Best Fit. There’s an interview. It’ll let you in on all the secrets. It leaves no mystery behind. Actually, you’ll probably feel like you are a part of the band when you finish it. Maybe not. Read it either way. Okay.