"Heavy is as Heavy Does"
At the beginning of Menomena's new single, Justin Harris sings of his father's scorn as if he's camped out on a therapist's couch. But as Harris scales his "fucked-up family tree," his sorrowful ruminations melt into anger, and the song builds to a tempestuous guitar solo. The result is an emotive outburst of a song that expertly sidesteps melodrama – confessional rock thrills without the cheesy aftertaste.
Listen to "Heavy is as Heavy Does":