Reviews Myles Deck and the Fuzz Police Cops

Myles Deck and the Fuzz

Police Cops

I guess Myles Deck and the Fuzz deliver what they promise on Police Cops. With a name referencing fuzz and a title copped from The Simpsons, the band offers three anti-police songs that I can throw on top of the landfill-size pile of similar-themed songs in my library.

The lyrics are juvenile and anthemic, which I also probably should have expected given the title. But you really don’t listen to a band like Myles Deck for the words. The band plays Stooges-influenced, groove-oriented, garage rock - the kind that you turn up to eleven and dance and sweat all the beer out. Once that’s happened, you drink some more and flip the record over. I’m not going to go into great detail because this style is pretty familiar and the band isn’t reinventing anything. This is loud rock’n’roll with a lot of swagger and 1960's influence. I’m sure it’s a great live show with a lot of energy, but that energy is lost on the record, with its almost too perfect production and the ridiculous lyrics. “Boom Boom” is the best song, but its “Boom boom I got me a gun…I think shooting cops is fun” lyrics make me grimace more than grin. For the most part, each song’s chorus is simply the title of the song being repeated.

5.0 / 10Loren
Leave a comment

5.0 / 10

5.0 / 10

Share this content
Recent reviews

Fórn

Rites of Despair

8.5 / 10 Fórn  - Rites of Despair album cover

Boston’s Fórn have been making slow, emotional music that rips your heart to pieces since 2012 and in that time the band have progressed into an entity that can make ...

Maniac

Dead Dance Club

7.5 / 10 Maniac - Dead Dance Club album cover

Across the board Maniac reminds me of several bands. The vocal timbre of lead vocalist Zache Davis recalls Mark Ryan (Marked Men) and so does the rhythm section, though it’s ...

Four Fists

6666

7.5 / 10 Four Fists - 6666 album cover

Four sixes, four fists, two rappers and some punchy production that’s equally space age and heavy hitting. It’s my own interpretation here, but the group name is more a reference ...

x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.