The Hives are again right this moment with their first bodily launch in virtually seven years. The 7-inch double A-side single from Third Man Data was beforehand previewed with “I’m Alive”. As we speak, the monitor on the flip aspect, “Good Samaritan”, has been unveiled.
Like “I’m Alive”, the tune was produced by Dave Sardy (LCD Soundsystem, Marilyn Manson). “Good Samaritan” is a driving punk reduce that finds frontman Pelle Almqvist spitting over jagged guitar traces. “I’m not the reply to your issues/ I’m not the one that can assist you out”he howls on the refrain. “I by no means was the great samaritan/ I’m not the one to type you out.”
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In assertion of declarative questions, The Hives mentioned of the monitor,
“This a tune about serving to individuals assist themselves by not serving to them? Are they sarcastic or do they hate individuals now? Is that this punk? You by no means know with these Hives and it’s been some time since I noticed them so let’s all go see them once more and see what they’re on about? Musically sooner than common however a stunning dive into the refrain that looks like going into hyper-space. Now it’s not stunning anymore. Oh effectively.”
Take a hear beneath, and snag the restricted version 7-inch vinyl at Third Man Data.
“Good Samaritan” and “I’m Alive” function precursors to a brand new album from The Hives, about which extra info is forthcoming. The band just lately completed their first tour of the States in six years alongside Refused. Now they’re heading to Europe to hit festivals like Spain’s Mad Cool Pageant, Sweden’s Lollapalooza Stockholm, and England’s Victorious Pageant.