A terrific record, if you haven't given it a listen, I strongly recommend that you do, and that you pay attention to the lyrics.
Plus Gira did discover the poster boy of that moment too, also even Devendra Banhart earliest recordings are released on Gira own label Young God Records. I need to build a to-listen to list based on all your posts!
Advertisements Share this: I am sorry I bought it. Staring Into Nothing Power. Tracks like Evangeline and My Sweet Suicide, though slow and acoustic with pretty female backing vocals, pack more wallup than a train crashing into a mall.
Audio CD. There is absolutely no resemblance here to early Swans, for the tunes here are more mellow and acoustic. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
Yet neither Gira nor anyone else in this world is without sins or blemishes when held in comparison to his own theology. Jennifer's Sorry Jennifer's Sorry. New City In The Future. But these songs along with most of the others on How I Loved You are bereft of a sense of experimentation. It begins by speaking of love with elation in "Evangeline", as Gira pleads to his object of desire with the wistful innocence of a schoolboy.
The songs started out with just my voice and acoustic guitar, and then developed naturally over time by playing them with my friends listed below , whose collaboration and contributions are positively inspirational, to me anyway.
Ultimately, conviction does not compensate for inaccessibility; Gira's calluses, you see, sound much more like warts. I almost didn't know this was Michael Gira. While "New City In The Future" might be addressing love lost, Gira could also be pining for his suffocating hole which, from his current position, may appear a better place than the lonely wisdom of a broken heart.
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