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Spinning Coin Premieres “Sides,” A Ramshackle B-Side About Dead End Jobs

The Glaswegian four-piece shares a home-recording off their new 7-inch.

April 15, 2016
Spinning Coin Premieres “Sides,” A Ramshackle B-Side About Dead End Jobs Stephen McRobbie

Glaswegian four-piece Spinning Coin are signed to Geographic Music, the Domino Records imprint spearheaded by Stephen McRobbie from The Pastels. Today we're debuting "Sides," a loud, rhythmically brisk guitar jam about working a low-wage job with a good-for-nothing boss. It's a sadly relatable concept, especially for anyone who's ever slaved away doing something mind-numbing for virtually no money.

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"'Sides' is for everyone working hard for rubbish pay," band member Jack Mellin told FADER in an email."'Minimum Wage' and a 'Living Wage' are too amazingly patronizing terms that take the piss. Are we supposed to thank our government / employers? Oh thank you! Now we get paid enough to live! The 'liar' in the song is a boss I once had—the lie being that he cared at all about anything other than money."

"Sides" is off Spinning Coin's new 7-inch, which drops today; listen to the a-side "Albany" here.

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