This week’s track of the week goes – for the second time – to Irish punk poet Sinead O’Brien, this time with fascinating new single Roman Ruins.
Like Fall With Me – a tune I named track of the week in March – Roman Ruins is produced by Speedy Wunderground wizard Dan Carey and becomes the first track lifted from her debut EP Drowning In Blessings – out this summer on Chess Club Records.
It’s an exciting little taste of what’s to come. A phenomenal pocket-rocket pinch of O’Brien’s poetic power. It’s moody. It’s dazzling. It’s enthralling. Her immaculate way with words and precision delivery is effortless and when coupled with whirling guitars within a moody atmosphere, it’s a simply fascinating listening experience.
Roman Ruins is more than fit to lead the way to what promises to be a very intriguing and exciting first body of work from the fast-rising O’Brien. I’ll certainly have eyes and ears fixed on it and you should too.