Words and guitar

Sleater-Kinney came back. This was not a comeback tour. This is a vital, angry, beautiful band with plenty of new material. The new songs fizz with righteous indignation. Corin’s banshee wail is as strident as ever, Carrie’s guitar twists the space between lyrics into something with a groove, and Janet’s drumming pulls it all together with a force I haven’t seen since Therapy’s Fyfe Ewing.

They played one song from All Hands On The Bad One in each city of the tour. In Glasgow, we got lucky. In Glasgow, we got You’re No Rock’n’roll Fun. The crowd went wild.

This is my 7th article and is 99 words long.

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