Nickel & Rose, you’ll recall, are Carl Nichols and Johanna Rose and at their best their songs really punch home with some weight. Their new single ‘Another Man‘ is one such song, dealing as it does with a fatal form of racism in the USA “When my grandpa was young” Carl sings “he had to hold his tongue, ‘cos they’d hang him from a bridge downtown, now they call it Stand Your Ground, another man is dead.” Whilst the music is superb, the point is not to be missed.
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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?