Beelines to Heaven

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Confusing Garageland's discography even more than before, the version of "Beelines to Heaven" leading off this single turns out to be a wholly new remix from Ben Grosse, who had already done similar work for "Fingerpops" elsewhere. The song itself is still a winner, but the two B-sides are of more immediate interest -- the first one being an A-side from another EP. "Feel Alright," despite a title reminiscent of the legendary chorus from the Stooges' "1970," is much more on the winsome romantic pop (with pianos!) plus feedback crunch side, a very Garageland fusion that the foursome makes work well. "On a Roll," meanwhile, is the one wholly new release, a full-bodied rocker with some great drumming from Andrew Gladstone, really laying into his instruments with gusto. Jeremy Eade sounds a bit strained at points, but the overall performance is among the group's best.

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