I hear the sirens calling
As the rain is gently falling

Here comes sickness

Look, I know we’re still in January, but I don’t think I’m going to see or hear anything better than this in 2013. I mean, this is seriously good. Seriously. Fucking. Good.

The band are Manflu and the track is “Wizard”. They’re based in London, but the five members of Manflu are from five different countries – Kazakhstan, Japan, France, the US and the UK. They share a liking for Can, they’ve played with Lydia Lunch, and another of their songs is called “James Chance”. They’ve also got one about about porno queen Sasha Grey. They’re not a totally new band (they’ve been around since 2009 and “Wizard” first appeared as the lead cut on their second EP, which they released in 2011), but this video is straight out of the box. Directed by Diana Horrorshow, it was uploaded to YouTube a few days ago and has been viewed by just a couple of thousand people so far. Be the first on your block and all that.

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2 Comments on “Here comes sickness”

  1. David Eric Cummins says:

    Love it! Her singing reminds me of Poly Styrene.

  2. They’re pretty strange. In a good way.


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