Track: Spoon – The Hardest Cut

Oliver Halfin

Spoon’s tenth album, Lucifer on the Sofa, is the band’s purest rock ’n roll record to date. Texas-made, it is the first set of songs that the quintet has put to tape in its hometown of Austin in more than a decade. According to frontman Britt Daniel, “It’s the sound of classic rock as written by a guy who never did get Eric Clapton.” 

The band have released the first single ‘The Hardest Cut’.  Heavy on scorch and bite and anchored by detuned guitars, “The Hardest Cut” was the first song written by Daniel, who co-wrote the tune with Alex Fischel, for the new album.  “I spent a lot of 2018 and 2019 listening to ZZ Top,” Daniel explains.

It’s cool sounding, slick and worms its way into your head from the first spin. The guys no just what to stick into a song to make it a great rock n roll track, with great vocals and a fantastic guitar sound.

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