The Vaccines-English Graffiti

For the second time in a week I’m sitting here listening to music by artists I genuinely like and wondering if maybe I’m just stupid. A few days ago it was Brandon Flowers sophomore solo effort that was defying my belief in his talents, and now the third full-length from The Vaccines is giving me equal doubts. They are trying something different from the brilliant … Continue reading The Vaccines-English Graffiti

The Vaccines Come Of Age

Early last year The Vaccines burst onto the scene and exploded in my eardrums with their debut record What Did You Expect From The Vaccines. They were nominated for the Mercury Prize (which I thought they deserved to win), sold a ton of records, and travelled the world. It wasn’t all sunny days, though. The band had to miss a run of shows so that … Continue reading The Vaccines Come Of Age