What’s most appealing about “Safe Corridor”? I like the drums, the garage-style guitar riffs and Benni Johnston’s mildly hypnotic voice. And that the EP’s first 100 12″ pressings will be released on hot pink vinyl.
Cruising is a four-piece combo from Dublin and Belfast made up of Johnston (Vocals), Claire Miskimmin (Guitar/Bass) Neil Brogan (Guitar/Bass) and Sarah Grimes (drums) which began in 2013 as a side project for each. Check out their much grittier debut tune, “You Made me do That“.
Their self-titled EP, recorded last January, is due out on August 14 from Tough Love Records. To secure it on hot pink, you can pre-order here.
The band’s name? From William Friedkin’s 1980 gay exploitation film Cruising by William Friedkin —of The French Connection and Exorcist fame— which starred Al Pacino as an undercover New York City cop searching for a serial killer targeting gay men in the city’s S&M scene.
Attention musicians, record label reps or fans: Got a suggestions for a Tune du Jour? I’d love to hear it.
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