Track of the Day: ‘Beatnik’ by Comet Gain
“Love Without Lies” might have made a prominent appearance in Xavier Dolan’s Les Amours Imaginaires, but “Beatnik,” another track from Comet Gain’s excellent singles collection Broken Record Prayers, is worth writing an entire movie around. A distorted retro stomp (it’s actually a cover of a tune by The Clean) with a blown-out organ sound from hipster heaven, it’s a thundering theme song for an imaginary protagonist.
Comet Gain have a guest-studded new LP, Howl of the Lonely Crowd, due out soon, but for now, here’s “Beatnik”:
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