June 11, 2007

The Rumble Strips

The Rumble Strips


The Rumble Strips – Alarm Clock

I went to see The Rumble Strips headlining the NME new music tour recently, and considering that I had never heard of them, I was pretty happy to now have. A lovely, lively mix of ska and indie that begs to be sung along with, combined with everyone going pretty bloody mental at the gig.

I love the lyrics on Alarm Clock as well:

Well my alarm clock he ain’t working
But I don’t really mind
Cause he ain’t no friend of mine
He kept waking me up all the time
Saying

Beep, beep, beep
Get on your feet
You gotta get a job
Cause you’re in too deep
Oh no, oh no

Well I don’t like doing things
That other folks tell me to do
So I hit him with a hammer
And now he’s quite subdued

And when I wake up in the morning
He don’t even make a sound
And my life ain’t slipping away
Because his hands don’t turn around

Beep, beep, beep
Get on your feet
You gotta get a job
Cause you’re in too deep
Oh no, oh no

Bonus tracks

The Rumble Strips – 4 Walls
The Rumble Strips – My, Oh My


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  1. Tom Hermit

    thanks for these extra rumble strips tracks, the sportsday megaphone remix of alarm clock has to be one of the best tunes this year so far but it’s too fast to mix into most electro sets!

    11 Jul 2007, 13:11

  2. garbage-girl

    OMG I have been obcessed with finding out what this song is since I heard it in H&M a few months ago and now I finally know =D thank you!!

    16 Jul 2007, 02:37

  3. Frucomerci

    I really like this guys!! Garbage-girl, was hard for me to find this song as well… :)

    18 Jul 2007, 14:50


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