Just Like Honey was started again three times – a friend who was there thought William was deliberately playing it in the wrong key to stitch Jim up, but this can’t be confirmed. I wouldn’t put it past him…
I’ve been mugged before, but never at gun point. So that was interesting.
The difference is, if I had a hit and was making loads of money, the only thing in my life that would be different than it is now is that I’d probably be wearing better jeans.
Epsilons don’t mess about that’s for sure. You get twelve songs in twenty odd minutes, all revelling in a tinny, primeval gloop.
Accidents Will Happen (remixed by Broadcast) decides that Can’s Mother Sky bass-line is the line to hang a tune on.
…not unlike Tim Buckley singing with Paradieswarts-era Amon Duul 1. It’s a long way from Ministry Mr Connelly…
In some ways it’s a very strange LP, not afraid of doing anything; rather like having a schizophrenic clown in your living room.
This is a work of stunning aplomb; if only for the fact the band manage to cherry pick some very modish (and recognisable) eighties sounds and, through the musical hamming up that goes on, somehow turn it into a credible, individual statement.
The opener, Peacebone is possibly their most direct song to date. Let me break it to you gently; I can understand all the words and I can hum the tune long after it has finished.
What else? Oh yes, how could I not describe Double Chin as anything more than a noise?