29 May 2017
The Skinny reviews Hey Colossus – The Guillotine
London sextet Hey Colossus' latest is a barbed punch at the UK's current political climate. The band have been on a roll since 2015 when they released two excellent albums – Radio Static High and In Black and Gold – proving themselves to be remarkably self-assured, prolific and consistent right off the bat. Now, they're back with their scathing follow-up The Guillotine which takes a rather large swipe at the current state of the nation.
Loosely speaking, The Guillotine feels, if not a concept album, then certainly linked together by a general feeling of rage at the political and social climate. Opener Honest to God seethes at the future prospects of young people having to deal with their elders' decisions, its bassline creeping along with a menace which never really lets up over the album's 8 tracks and 45 minutes...
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The album is released this Friday!