When the opening track on your latest album sounds like a hellish cocktail of Michael Bolton’s greatest groin strains and MMMBop by Hanson, as Can You Feel It by The Dirty Guv’nahs does, two things are certain.
Dirty Guv’nahs: Somewhere Beneath These Southern Skies
Tennessee finds itself responsible for terrible things.
First, anyone with access to a cotton bud will flee for the hills if they’ve got any sense. And second, you’ll probably get a Budweiser commercial out of it (piss weak music sells piss weak beer, after all), and more than likely a Kid Rock support slot too. The worst thing is, for all the nauseating country rock-lite choruses, this is agonisingly catchy.
They’re clearly skilled songwriters, with Honey You setting up camp and claiming squatters’ rights like the most persistent of intestinal parasites. It’s just a shame they’ve chosen to use their powers for evil rather than good.