Not Your Kind Of People
Opening with an off-kilter, alien interpretation of the intro to Cream’s
Scottish singer Shirley Manson makes her sultry, sexually formidable presence known immediately on
The light and shade continues throughout.
Across these 11 new tracks Garbage have rekindled their ability to have you gyrating and sweating one moment, then lulled by Manson’s hushed, brooding and sensual delivery on a song like
Despite the continuation of their slick delivery, Garbage don’t sound quite as futuristic as they used to.
The four-piece’s self-titled 1995 debut was ground-breaking in its fusion of pop, alternative rock, trip hop and electronica.
As a showcase for drummer and super-producer Butch Vig, who famously shaped
Seventeen years later it feels like popular music has caught up with them.
Garbage's Blood For Poppies video.