Monday, November 07, 2005

Single to avoid (07/11/05)

Brendan Benson - 'What I'm Looking For'
"Well I don't know what I'm looking for, but I know that I just want to look some more...". Oh God, Brendan, must you? Just make sure that you do it quietly, lest we become privy to some sort of anodyne, self-indulgent weedling. Too bloody late. Indecisive songs about indecision are straight out of the Chris Martin School Of Emotional Contingency, Brendan. We don't need such drivel. It's really about time that the presence of the 'New Man' in music was stamped out. As it is, this breezy effort is altogether lazy and meretricious, and possesses all the charm of a Nick Hornby novel.