Top Tracks: Five Mile Smile – Beg Borrow or Steal

This Belfast based band deal exclusively in heady doses of hard rock heaven. Recently reformed after breaking up back in 2003, their latest comeback single ‘Beg Borrow or Steal’ is a no-nonsense, in-your-face rock anthem. Complete with chunky riffs, splashes of southern rock slide guitar and hints of ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ in the backing vocals, Five Mile Smile have all the right classic rock influences pulling their strings. The band stick to their guns on this down-to-Earth and dependable track. It does exactly what it says on the tin and provides a full-blooded foray into an energetic back to basics approach with nods to The Who, The Rolling Stones and Oasis. A simple yet effective formula that seems to be working wonders.

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