THE MULES – We’re Good People (12″ & 7″ Singles)

Kartel KART015 / KART019: 26th March 2007
1. We’re Good People (Original / CSS Remix / Lights’ Odd Times Remix)
“Let’s not quicken to divorce, what we wanted, what we thought, I know you think me overwrought, I know you think I really ought to… sing!”
2. Problems With Exits
“I bet you can’t wait to leave me to my fate, I thank you for trying all the same”

This is the first Mules release I’ve chanced upon since 2005’s superb ‘Polly-O’ single. I bought it for the ‘CSS Remix’ but all four tracks are fantastic. ‘We’re Good People’ is a jaunty Punk-Funk meets Horror movie soundtrack single with shades of Talking Heads and Whirlwind Heat. Adriano Cintra from CSS (Cansei De Ser Sexy) contributes a crunching Electronic remix complete with insanely catchy Tabla drums. Lights’ version has the eerie sound of Justice creating a nervous Remix while sleeping over in Dracula’s castle. Lastly, ‘Problems With Exits’ is like Bobby Conn singing about the time he wondered the rainy streets of Paris, stopping off at a Gypsy camp, a Jazz bar and a Pirate tavern.

Click here to buy the single as mp3s from 7Digital.

Click here to buy The Mules ‘Save Your Face’ album from HMV for £8.99.

The Mules – Rhino mp3

Click here to watch a live performance of ‘Problems With Exits’ on Metacafe.

Click here to download loads of free music from the extremely generous Lights.

The Mules Website / The Mules MySpace
CSS Website / CSS MySpace / Lights MySpace

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One Comment to “THE MULES – We’re Good People (12″ & 7″ Singles)”

  1. they are an incredible band!!! saw them live in Bristol and they rocked it.
    Thanks for the post – love these songs!!

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