Looks like it’s time for yet another new single from The Allergies in the run-up to their forthcoming fifth (already!) long player and this time it’s title track Promised Land. A gospel-ish style breakbeat number a la Moby’s Play LP, this drop employs a simple rugged breakbeat, plenty of electric blues fuzz guitar, and mixes up a female gospel type hook with block party shouts and phrases. But for all that god-fearin’ pleading for the lord to take the singer’s hand and lead her to the promised land, this is a deliciously sleazy-sounding affair. I blame that guitar. As before (see first single from this LP, Lean On You), the Bristol duo retain their party breakbeat modus operandi whilst expanding their sound and influence palette. Very much looking forward to the LP? You certainly are!
(Out now on Jalapeno Records)