If breakups are tough, the aftermath, those days of anger and forgiveness, guilt and a search for balance and possibly even redemption, can be even more challenging. And that is what drives Roll Me Over, the final single release before Lonely Gimmick drops his debut album, Stay At Home To Sleep In.
The song drives on the same ragged, punkish edge that drove a lot of 90’s indie guitar music; reference points such as The Strokes, HardFi and Arctic Monkeys are never far away. But there is an agility, possibly even a delicacy, which runs through the song, especially during the initial build, and that is what builds anticipation before Lonely Gimmick breaks out the dance-fuelled licks and urgent energies.
Top work. Buy the album, folks.