The Heavy follow up the garage-band madness of Oh No! Not You Again! with pure vintage voodoo soul . Sixteen asks the question: how much can you learn in sixteen years? The answer is, a hell of a lot, but none of it good. The story of a girl who wants to grow up too fast, taking in dancing with the devil, nightclubbing, drinking and piping on the magic whistle.
All in all, another spine-tingling package from one of the most exciting bands in the UK just now, Sixteen is taken from The Heavys forthcoming second album, The House That Dirt Built.
“Sixteen” is out on Counter Records on 13th July and “The House That Dirt Built” on 21st September.
And the studio version produced by Jim Abbiss: