I finally heard the latest track from “The Others” on the radio the other night, called ‘Lackey’. Probably the worst lyrics since Led Zeppelin thought it was cool to sing
[i]T’was in the darkest depths of Mordor, I met a girl so fair.
But Gollum, and the evil one crept up and slipped away with her, her, her….yeah.[/i]
Lackey has the lines:
[i]I don’t wanna be a lackey in a job that doesn’t pay.
I don’t wanna have to listen you… Today.
I don’t wanna have to sell my soul to the man… Today.[/i]
Oh. My. God. The Man??
Musically, its fuzzed-up bass and drumming are pretty good, even if the arrangement is blisteringly obvious, tending to bland. Dominic’s singing is gratingly annoying too, though maybe that’s because he’s trying to make it sound like he didn’t use some stuff he wrote on the back of an exercise book back in secondary school and instead suggest he believes this? (I’ve met him and he never once referred to ‘The Man’, I can assure you.)