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2.99 | 13 ratings

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Chris S
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2 stars I have played this several times now and still don't quite get it. It is regarded by critics as being one of their finest works. Boces has all the qualities of pure chaos. A bit like Sun Ra but with a 90's feel to it. They meddle with a multitude of instruments which indicates there are many layers of sound to unravel. Where do you end up after attempts to penetrate the wall of sound? I cannot honestly say. Being a big Mercury Rev fan I would have to say 'Meth of a Rockette's Kick ' is the highlight and also the most progressive sounding of an odd bunch.' Downs are feminine Balloons' and 'Snorry Mouth' are the other highpoints. You can't accuse them of having odd song titles and the cover confirms the great sense of humour this band have always maintained. I would have to say for collectors only however and it will take many many listens to sink in.
Chris S | 2/5 |


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