Violet Indiana

Killer Eyes

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Violet Indiana's single for Killer Eyes has a pair of decent B-sides to recommend it. "Killer Eyes" itself, while quite representative of what you can find on the remainder of Roulette, doesn't work as well when it's taken out of the context of the LP. The gushing/storming chorus feels like a conclusion, and that's why it works so well as the album's closing track. "Storm" is light, feathery, and hardly there at all, but it's a nice, lulling tease. "Safe Word" has a little more energy to it, a subtle beat and plenty of Robin Guthrie's echoey guitar. The disc also includes the video for the A-side; nothing much happens outside of Siobhan de Mare primping in front of a mirror. The ladies could really use some more Guthrie, no?

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