The premise itself, about a man who is slowly dying and the girl that he falls in love with, would seem prone to sappiness.
I think my feelings for Volume Plus Volume are best expressed in a 5-part series of haikus.
Guthrie’s understated blend of pure pop with experimentalism calls to mind the work of Sufjan Stevens.
Jessica Peters balances her electronic and acoustic leanings with considerable skill.
I was surprised and dismayed at how unaffecting it soon became.