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Grizzly BearShields (2012), Veckatimest (2009)
Posted 19 August 2017 - 08:11 AM
I'll need more than a listen to digest the album as a whole but Three Rings, Cut-Out and Neighbors are all fantastic songs in their own right.
Posted 19 August 2017 - 06:35 PM
Yeah Cut-out is a stand out for me too. The way the guitar trickles off the drum and bass is very enjoyable. And the start stop rockin part at 1:43 makes me bob my head. They have some funky moments on this record.
Posted 24 August 2017 - 01:37 AM
Solid album. I told Shareeb elsewhere, but I got kind of annoyed early on thinking "This is how Bosnian Rainbows could have sounded"
Posted 12 September 2017 - 12:23 PM
This is such a good album ! It has this very distinctive grizzly bear sound plus all kind of influences, some funky moments indeed and this soft, warm melancholia warped up all around it.
Sky took hold is my favorite song. I'd just like if that outro would come up a few more times... and in my mind I always expect the last blipblop sounds to build up into a massive rock jam.
Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:53 AM
I do have to agree with Anthony Fantano (theneedledrop) though; the song structure (or lack there of) on some of these tracks leaves a lot to be desired. I would have given it a more favorable review than he did.
Posted 14 September 2017 - 03:19 AM
Posted 30 September 2017 - 04:10 AM
Posted 30 September 2017 - 07:31 PM
I find myself skipping some tracks. The flow I really enjoy are: Wasted Acres, Mourning Sound, Three Rings, Aquarian, Neighbors, Systole, Sky Took Hold.
I find the song writing on these tracks stand far above the others. I wish the whole album flowed better together.
Posted 15 July 2018 - 10:38 PM
I will forever and always love this band...
that is all.
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