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Approved: Lawrence Taylor

By | Published on Wednesday 18 November 2015

Lawrence Taylor

When trawling through new music, it’s not uncommon to hit play on a song and within a few seconds think, “Yeah, this isn’t for me”. Which I’m sure I don’t need to tell you. And generally that impulse turns out to be correct.

I only mention it because more than once now I’ve done that with a Lawrence Taylor song, only to straight away be proven wrong. Twelve seconds into the title track of his debut EP ‘Bang Bang’, Taylor draws breath and lets out his voice.

Set against the casually strummed guitar chords that open the track, it causes a sudden and immediate shift of attention, which holds throughout the rest of the song.

Listen to ‘Bang Bang’ here: