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I Love You 'Cause I Have To by Dogs Die In Hot Cars

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Reviewed on 6th July 2004.


I Love You 'Cause I Have To

By Dogs Die In Hot Cars

Bang-boom-bing-bam drum clatter + crazy chipmunks belting out 'I love you' repeatedly = assaulting introduction to sliver of barmy pop with distinctly nasty undertones. 'I love you 'cause I have to'? Well, cheers, guys, I'd like to have your babies and all that, too.

With beeps, blips and a blimmin' organ wobbling excitedly in the background, this track is laden with character, jerky innovation and plain weirdness.

Chirpy-chirpy-cheep-cheep happy-go-lucky tunes are coupled with knowingly-vicious lyrics - 'Sometimes I want to commit crime, cheat on the ones I love, steal money from my mum and dad and break their hearts and make them mad' ('Please Describe Yourself', B-Side). All this whilst you're bouncing around the beach in manner of Skippy the Bush Kangaroo immersed in giddy off-beat guitar euphoria? Suffice to say the product of all this is a slightly schizophrenic, dangerously deranged and criminally short gem of a single.



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On 6th July 2004 at 21:33 Anonymous 251 wrote...

Yes. Your words are as good as your tshirts. I am hoping I am in some way responisble for your presence.


On 7th July 2004 at 16:30 Anonymous 2833 wrote...

I agree with you Mike, Lauren has great t-shirts (stones, courtesy of her mum!, sorry but it had to be said, proves that it's vintage at least!)Another great review,in a slightly mental kinda way!!


On 7th July 2004 at 18:04 Anonymous 2832 wrote...

Mike, you are indeed, probably wholly, responsible for my presence. Thankyou very much!

Likin' the CharlySix website. Cartoons! Must see you guys play.


On 8th July 2004 at 14:21 Anonymous 251 wrote...

Glad to have you here!


On 9th July 2004 at 22:37 Anonymous 1457 wrote...

haha i thought that you'd have written this as soon as i'd read the first few lines

that's meant as a compliment by the way darlin

ps you have to come next sunday if you can, second to last and stories and comets have to be heard to be believed



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