Words originally for Cardiff's Buzz magazine and can be found in the June edition of the print magazine.
Cults (In The Name Of)
Cults' early tracks had a certain 60s pop freshness, an excitement, that lead to impressive levels of (seemingly deserved) blogger-hype. New tracks, however, struggle to capture the same pop-zing of the NYC band's earliest efforts, and re-records of early internet-hits mean that even they fall flat on this record. Perhaps that this was to be the first release on Lily Allen's venture into the record label biz should’ve been a sufficiently big hint that this might be a bit pants. 'Cause it is. JM