‘I’m just chewing gum/until the flavour’s gone’ and, when three of the five songs are versions of the same track, the flavour is gone by the time one reaches the end of Modern Love. The three tracks in question are versions of Nesbitt’s latest single Chewing Gum: the main mix, a demo version, and a remix. The decision to release
Modern Love as an EP would appear to rest in the EP’s title itself which ostensibly seeks to label Chewing Gum’s lyrical content, an observation cum glorification of hook-up culture and the casual relationships of young adults, as the new normal.
This is an extract from a review originally published on the 5th February 2016. Please visit Renowned For Sound to read the full review.