Whatever happened to our Rock ‘n’ Roll? Well, it seems Black Rebel Motorcycle Club nicked all the best bits, distilled them into a four-minute track and called it ‘Spread Your Love’.
A dirty, Stooges-style fuzz bass riff is the starting point for one of the strongest songs from an excellent debut LP. Once established, it doesn’t mess about or attempt anything too complicated. It just rocks, maaan.
As with the band’s first two singles, there’s a spirit, an essence to this song which is every bit as vital as the music itself. It lifts you up, advises you to “Spread your love like a fever…”, before adding. “…And don't you ever come down”. Their finest moment to date?
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