Wednesday, August 29, 2007
For the most part, I'm not a fan of the current crop of bands trying to recreate the whole Joy Division/Depeche Mode/80s goth-synth sound. I lived through it the first time around; it wasn't all that great back then and I seriously doubt that an idiot like Davey Havok from AFI can make it work for a new generation. That said, in almost every musical genre (with the exception of Reggaeton, which is entirely worthless), there are one or two bands that somehow manage to get it all right -- the sound, the look, the better qualities of whatever they're going for.
She Wants Revenge nails the dark sexuality of goth's former glory perfectly.
If you can't get laid to this song, it might be time to move yourself into a rest home.
Here's Tear You Apart (the edited version, which is unfortunate because never has the word "fucking" been used with such impact in a song).