More of the same from Adele, mournful album cover, fantastic voice, good (occasionally great) lyrics, some music and nice acoustic guitars. There’s nothing ground breaking here.
Beach House’s release of ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’ comes hot on the heels of the release, in August, of Depression Cherry. The obvious question to ask is are these tracks, that were recorded at the same time as Depression Cherry, offcuts, rejects or a glorious encore?
The title track, ‘Elaenia’, sounds like music from the ethereal and dreamlike App ‘Monument Valley’. Now without being flippant, I love it
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1989, a great Ryan Adams album, penned by Taylor Swift; crazy! Great music, but you always need the song writing
Produced by Justin Vernon, a.k.a Bon Iver in Wisconsin , The Staves have presented a record of huge depth
Being Beach House’s fifth album, Alex Scally and Victoria Lagrand clearly feel they have no need to make excuses for themselves or their music and I think this comes across in a more confident album that is simpler in construction and presentation.
Oh No!!! Mumford & Sons goes electric, not so bad but to go all stadium set piece Ghost Stories (Coldplay) ..
Stripped back Arcade Fire; guitars, bass, drums and vocals: no theatrics and fabulous. There’s a wonderful ..
I quite like this Sannhet album though, it is thoughtfully constructed and nicely produced. I could have imagined a car crash of sound and a headache from this but it is well layered for my headphoned ears