"Magazines" (also known as "Kings of Holey") is a track by Welsh rock band The Automatic on their second album This Is a Fix. The track was announced as their second single from This Is a Fix in late 2008; however, for unexplained reasons, the single and further release of material and promotion of the album ended in early 2009, with the band re-entering the studio to record their third album instead.
In an interview with the BBC guitarist James Frost spoke of the track "There's a track called Magazines that is totally different to anything we've ever done before, I think it could be a sign of what we might do on the next album. It's this kind of dirty, sexy thing" Rob added: "It's like hip-hop with singing really, isn't it." During the writing and recording process the track was known as "Kings of Holey".
- Magazines single thisisfakefiy.co.uk, November 4, 2008
- The Automatic This Is A Fix review sputnikmusic.com, July 2008
- the automatic this is a fix interview bbc.co.uk, june 2008
- The Automatic tell us all about their new album, This Is A Fix, exclusively on Last.fm last.fm, August 2008