US - Washington - Full Moon 134 - 08/28/07
Hands Accross The Void
Sub Pop / Tuba
Here's a thing I don't really understand: the essence of this record?
Maybe I'm getting old, maybe I'm turning sour, maybe I'm just a grumpy
fucker in eternal search of the perfect pop-tune? But no, I don't think
If I'd lit up a reefer or gotten into barbiturates I might have touched a
nerve on one or two of these songs, but I'm just not willing to go there for
sake of searching for it. Sometimes you run into a record that's just not
there from the get-go, but you know that it will grow in time. With this one
more from the intense boredom it overwhelmed me with. I'm a fan of any
singer-songwriter that steps up and gives us their heartwrecking best. But
total lack of commitment, of strength and of that certain nerve it takes to
play it stripped down.
Six times through the whole thing I still haven't recognized a song that
takes me away from whatever was on my mind, apart from maybe
So, here's what I'm gonna do: I'm gonna pass it on to friends that might
be able to lead me on to a track of understanding anything about this
of sounds. I'll tell you if that happens.
Copyright © 2007 Anders Svendsen