The winsome, reflective, string-driven opener Generosity is very reminiscent of fellow chanteuses like Emiliana Torrini, but has enough wit about it to stand on its own feet.
I’ve said it before but this lot are a treasure, a once in a generation band.
If you’re the sort of person who enjoys spaced out psychic vibes fit for a summer’s evening, you could do a lot worse than check this disc out.
…imagine playing two copies of the Ultra Vivid Scene LP at pretty much the same time.
Blackpool’s greatest set of avant garde music poets compile yet another brilliant CD choc-full of punk & outré tunes to satisfy every taste.
Sometimes I am reminded of PiL at their most pushy, (Double Double Yolk) at other times Health at their most enjoyable. I also see they are enthusiastically compared to Throbbing Gristle, and yes, I can see that too.
The daft union of brass and wibbly electronics in the intro sets up a breezy song of lust which should have Neil Hanlon drooling.
This skinny lad, who looks like some 10 year old who’s undergone severe stretching courtesy of a medieval dungeon, used a laptop, an Emu card and a keyboard to create a ferocious noise which Incendiary just couldn’t get enough of.
t’s a funny LP in some respects; there’s a lot of undeniably great music here, but somehow it’s a bit studied and pre-planned and, well, clunking…
As with the legend of the lady pope there is something that is ultimately unsatisfying in this album.