Which means, of course, that the latest single from Chromatics is a classic Johnny Jewel production. Following on from the triumph of their two-LP monsterwork Kill for Love, Chromatics latest cut comes as another in-advance taste from the forthcoming After Dark 2 compile on Italians Do It Better. It's due someday soon; it was supposed to be in October, but like all good Johnny Jewel joints, that deadline has long since past by.
"Cherry can be sweet when she needs a friend/but it's only a mask she wears so that she can pretend," Radelet warns, its titular heroine the chief source of her lethargy. "Cherry" may feel tired, but Jewel feels indefatigable; the presence of this and Desire's awesome "Tears from Heaven" suggesting the (long) wait for After Dark 2 will be worth it.