Wheels On Fire, “Cherry Bomb”

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Cherry Bomb
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Organ in a song is a pretty safe way to get me to fall in love with it. Short, choppy guitar riffs are another. “Black Wave,” the first song on the a-side of Wheels On Fire‘s Cherry Bomb EP has both. I think I heard hand claps, too.

Same goes for “Broken Up,” which also sounds like a song the Reigning Sound might steal and cover for themselves at some point. The title track follows in the great tradition of songs with that phrase (see also: Spoon’s “Got Yr Cherry Bomb” and Ash’s similarly-titled tune) and is a tightly-wound hip-wiggler.
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