February 20, 2010

Bettie Serveert: Pharmacy of Love

Few indie rock bands have the longevity of Bettie Serveert, founded in 1986... The Dutch trio return to their roots with Pharmacy of Love. With Joppe Molenaar (of the Dutch band Voicst) on drums, they tackle the songs with renewed vigour. The edge is back, an element that had gone missing on their latest stutio album Attagirl and the acoustic Bare Stripped Naked live album.

With guitar player Peter Visser dominating the mix and singer Carol van Dyk sounding confident Pharmacy of Love is as close to "rawk" as they are able to get. Named after Dutch tennis player Betty Stöve they scored an ace when they needed it. Bring on the next set.

Bettie Serveert:
Carol van Dyk: vocals, guitar
Peter Visser: guitar
Herman Bunskoeke: bass

Bettie Serveert: Pharmacy of Love

Pharmacy of Love is released on Second Motion Records in th USA (release date March 23). The Deny All EP is available on iTunes, which in addition to lead single "Deny All," also includes a long version of "Calling (XL)," a small version of "Souls Travel," and "Waiting for Control," a non-album bonus track.

Tracks:
  1. Deny All
  2. Semaphore
  3. Love Lee
  4. Mossie ('previously unreleased' by Moss)
  5. The Pharmacy
  6. Souls Travel
  7. Calling
  8. Change4Me
  9. What They Call Love

» bettieserveert.com

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