Record of the week: Boyfriend, by Marika Hackman
21 March, 2017 — By Róisín Gadelrab
MARIKA Hackman’s sign of the times single, Boyfriend, is not out until June but the song – about a girl’s affair with another guy’s girlfriend – is getting plenty of airplay. The wistful-sounding melody complements the guilty lyrics, but the grunge-light chorus betrays this sentiment. Perhaps it’s not guilt after all.