Sleeps With The Fishes is adept at taking what should be morose music and converts it into something resplendent.
Let the masses have their Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I’ll take Duel to the Death any day.
These songs are pure filigree, the musical equivalent of rococo art, completely concerned with ornamentation and flourish.
Set yourself the easier task of locating the only good British weirdo album of the “grunge” era.
Although clearly influenced by bands such as Limp Bizkit and Rage Against the Machine, he remains a one-man show.
The sound of a great technical group squeezing every last valid bit of amusement from a synthetic sound.
There’s no doubt that there will be drum and bass/jungle fans that will eat World Domination up.
Overall this album is fantastic and it’s a great pity that it’s only a limited release.
Forbidden Love is a hopeful sign that the band’s new album this fall will be just as resonant.
While the visuals are inventive, don’t expect much from the dialogue and story, no matter how universal.
A monolithic album that must be appreciated for its sheer breadth and scope, and moments of heart-wrenching beauty.
As for actually sitting and listening through the entire album… though it is quite beautiful, this could be intimidating.