Having used up a couple of years’ allowance of the word “groove” appearing in my reviews when talking about their most excellent single Hesitate, I now find myself in the unenviable tasks of trying to talk about the latest Sons of Silver release using a different word. As always, this new one, a hard-rocking slice of incendiary rock and roll….nope, I’m just going to have to say it, grooves….more than that, it grooves like a bastard! There’s no other way to put it!
They might be a modern outfit but more than any band I have heard in recent times, they keep the spirit of rock and roll alive and Who’s Gonna Stop Us, which paves the way for their EP, Ordinary Sex Appeal, is infectious, and massively so. It swings, it swaggers, it is full of attitude and low-slung cool, it is boogie-inducing and sexy as hell, (rock n roll is sexy because it is a conduit for the complete history of the genre from Gene Vincent to Dirty Honey and everything in between,) and it does all of that effortlessly and convincingly, in that way that only pure rock and roll can.
In short, it kicks arse and cuts the mustard…as we Brits say.