Sunny Ali & the Kid, Try Harder EP


When Hassan Malik left his post in POPO, we never imagined he'd re-emerge as the singer-guitarist in a ramshackle country-punk duo, but it was a good move: dude's mushmouthed anthems sound like the perfect sweaty laziness of summer afternoons. As for Try Harder, it's a sardonic title for a (great) seven-track EP about dissatisfaction and lethargy, particularly when the chorus of the title track is I'm gonna try to die today. He sounds like the most disenfranchised cowboy ever.

Download: Sunny Ali & the Kid, Try Harder EP

Sunny Ali & the Kid, Try Harder EP