Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On, On Your Own
Written by Nicholas Jennings
It’s no wonder that Oasis’ Noel Gallagher once wanted to sign BRMC to his own Brother Records label. Much of the California band’s second album bears more than a passing resemblance to the Manchester group’s psych-rock roar, especially on tracks like the opening “Stop,” the insistent “In Like the Rose” and the closing “Heart and Soul.” BRMC shows its sensitive side on the ballad “And I’m Aching” and its brand of heaviosity on the threatening “U.S. Government.” But mostly, it’s a big, Oasis-like wank.
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