...a fine way to end a raucous weekend

The second single on new label Bloody Awful Poetry is the debut from North London’s Rosie Oddie.

Her band The Odd Squad’s pacey, aggressive rock, laced with jaunty pianos and theatrical harmonies, complements the style of Oddie’s take on the coke scene. Her voice creaks with a youthful cynicism and delicate beauty, like Janis Joplin slightly perturbed at finding herself trapped inside Kate Nash. Her scathing lyrics about “sucking on a wrap” and “white powder” are appropriately scatty and self-regarding. Though the music can be similarly disjointed, its booming sing-a-long ending is a fine way to end a raucous weekend.

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