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Poison Season (limited Colored
Interpret(en): Destroyer
   
EAN/UPC Code: 656605140636
Artikel-Nr.: 00086168
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Information: Limited edition, clear coloured vinyl! Destroyer's Poison Season opens swathed in Hunky Dory strings.

Dan Bejar's a dashboard Bowie surveying four wracked characters-Jesus, Jacob, Judy, Jack-simultaneously Biblical and musical theatre.

This bittersweet, Times Square-set fanfare is reprised twice more on the record-first as swaying, saxophone-stoked "street-rock" and then finally as a curtain-closing reverie.

Broadway Danny Bejar dramatically switches scenes with "Dream Lover," all Style Council strut and brassy, radio-ready bombast (echoes of The Boo Radleys' evergreen earworm "Wake Up Boo!").

This being Destroyer, its paramours-on-the-run exuberance is judiciously spiked by his deadpan delivery: "Oh shit, here comes the sun." Like the other DB, Mr.

Bejar has long displayed a chameleonic instinct for change while maintaining a unified aesthetic (rather than just pinballing between reference points).

No two records sound the same, but they're always uniquely Destroyer. His latest incarnation often appears to take sonic cues from a distinctly British (usually Scottish, to be precise) strain of sophisti-pop: you might hear traces of Aztec Camera, Prefab Sprout, Orange Juice, or The Blow Monkeys.

These songs merge a casual literary brilliance with intense melodic verve, nimble arrangements, and a certain blue-eyed soul sadness.

Playfully rueful, "Sun in the Sky" foregrounds cryptic lyrical dexterity over pop-classicist strum before gradually left-fielding into rhythmically supple, delirious avant-squall.

It's as if Talk Talk took over a Lloyd Cole show. Originally released on a collaborative EP with electronic maestros Tim Hecker and Loscil (the latter's drones are retained here), a retooled "Archer on the Beach" suggests Sade swimming in The Blue Nile, smooth-jazz marimba melancholy dilated by ecstatic ambience.

Flecked in heady dissonance, elusively alluring, Dan hymns its eponymous "impossible raver on your death bed" while implicitly beckoning the listener: "Careful now, watch your step, in you go." That's Poison Season in essence: familiar yet mysterious, opaquely accessible.

Arch, for sure, but ultimately elevatory.
   
Erscheinungsdatum: 28.08.2015
Im Shop seit: 26.08.2015
  Artikel läuft aus | Nicht mehr nachbestellbar ab: 27.08.2015
   
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Track Titelinformation Spielzeit
--> POISON SEASON (LIMITED COLORED EDITION)
LP 1/1
001 Zusatzinformation TIME SQUARE, POISON SEASON
002 Zusatzinformation DREAM LOVER
003 Zusatzinformation FORCES FROM ABOVE
004 Zusatzinformation HELL
005 Zusatzinformation THE RIVER
006 Zusatzinformation GIRL IN A SLING
007 Zusatzinformation TIMES SQUARE
008 Zusatzinformation ARCHER ON THE BEACH
009 Zusatzinformation MIDNIGHT MEET THE RAIN
010 Zusatzinformation SOLACE'S BRIDE
011 Zusatzinformation BANGKOK
012 Zusatzinformation SUN IN THE SKY
013 Zusatzinformation TIME SQUARE POISON SEASON II