ANR – “Blood On Blood”
Miami’s wacky pop purveyors ANR, who we last heard from when they played an LFC show in an East London basement (The Victory) back in May, have recorded a brand new track entitled “Blood On Blood”.
Mixed by the in-demand Ben H. Allen (whose recent credits include Animal Collective, Reptar and Bombay Bicycle Club’s critically acclaimed new LP), the track featured on a double A-sided 7″ release on Neon Gold Records last month, alongside older song (and latest album highlight) “It’s Around You”.
More direct than anything on the “Stay Kids” album, it channels everyone from Passion Pit to Muse (to our ears at least) and got us all hot under the collar when we first heard it live at the aforementioned gig. The excitement levels didn’t wane upon listening to the studio version either, which is always a promising sign. We’re looking forward to the band returning to the UK.