There really should be a prohibition on nods to The Clash’s ‘London Calling‘ album cover (although, yes, we know that was a “nod” itself). Raelyn Nelson has a grandfather you may have heard of, but although she brings some country to her band the keynote sound is rough and ready rock – Country Garage Rock if you like.
It’s fair to say that Raelyn Nelson plays up the tongue-in-cheek in her music – the key takeaway from ‘Hating You‘ is the observation that she is “falling back in love with hating you“. It’s a punk – with a small p – attitude that runs through her album ‘Don’t‘.
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