Your New Favourite Band, The Hives

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What I Like Is Sounds

Your New Favourite Band

The Hives are some of the few performers from the past two decades whom I love unconditionally.  Oasis, The White Stripes (indeed, anything Jack White is involved in), The Black Keys, and, of course, Dave Grohl are the others.  I will gladly shell out my hard-earned cash to The Hives!  I fell in love with them in 2002 when “Hate to Say I Told You So” was released in America.  We were enjoying a rock and roll renaissance at the time; The Strokes, The White Stripes, and The Vines joined The Hives in bringing back real music, and I was happy to greet them.

 

The Hives are rock and roll and punk and pop and Swedish, but super American in attitude.  One of the things that always impresses me when I listen to their lyrics is how American they are.  Swedish kids start learning English in elementary school, so it’s…

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