Magnet – Hold On

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Single Review by Mark Bayross

In my review of Magnet’s album THE TOURNIQUET, I mention that putting this song at the beginning was a bit of a shame as the rest of the album, excellent though it is, can’t match it. Well, it has also been released as a single…

HOLD ON is a magnificent four minutes of surging strings, skittish beats and warm, spine-tingling electronics, actually the perfect choice for a cinematic comeback single. It is backed by the fairytale funfair ride of THE MUTE, pretty ballad GOOD MORNING and the Talk Talk-meets-spaghetti western oddity of GRINDER.

An interesting, eclectic release, even without taking into consideration the majesty of the A-side. Get this.

6 stars