Birthdays are weird, right? No-one wants to get any older – I’m quite old enough, thank you – yet we actually celebrate it happening. It’s like throwing a party every time you clear the gunk out of the shower plughole. It’s only going to happen again and it gets more depressing every time.
Beach Riot’s new single She’s A Hurricane – out yesterday – coincided with my birthday, but thankfully, it’s a far less existential affair. A belter of a tune, no less. Pounding fuzz riffs meet cool backing vocals and quite possibly my favourite guitar solo of the year so far. Listen below.