When I am not up to my ears in filth, I like to frolic in a little jangly surf-pop and even dip my toe into the waters of country rock.
The Sun Electric Band, an unsigned group from Manchester, scratch that itch for me.
It’s wistful and yet celebrates melancholy rather than wallowing in it.
I’ve seen them a couple of times in various back rooms in Camden and Shoreditch and they are really good live too.
Although I sometimes wish they would cover Black Sabbath rather than Gene Clark.
Check out their new song Orange Grove: