Despair And Traffic

Album: Are You Satisfied? (2015)


  • Slaves are a garage rock band comprising Isaac Holman on the beats and drums and Laurie Vincent on guitar. This is a song from their debut album, Are You Satisfied?

    Isaac Holman told NME: "It's a call and response, me and Laurie just shouting over a post-punk rhythm. The vocals are really cheesy, like (1980s new wave band) A Flock Of Seagulls or something. It's about everyone moaning about the simple things in life."


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