“Brandon Flower’s preacher’s-warble meets bootleg instrumentals off Rod Stewart’s Blondes Have More Fun, with a dash of Danzig and the Cryptkeeper.”
That’s how I’d best describe “The Hearse,” the a-side of Wampire’s debut 45. Their band name’s incredulous, but the song’s pretty catchy. And kitschy. I dig it.
Can these wampires make it work for an entire album? We find out come May when they drop their debut, Curiosity. In the meantime, they’re touring with Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen, two bands who’ve already released pretty good records this year…
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