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Mogwai - Happy Songs For Happy People CD (album) cover




Post Rock/Math rock

3.91 | 189 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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4 stars MOGWAI present us with beautiful, subtle, dreamy, atmospheric and moody soundscapes that will play with our emotions and mood.

"Hunted By A Freak" is the absolute highlight for me on this album. There really are no words to describe how this song moves me. It's so beautiful and uplifting. "Moses ? I Amn't" is a dark and moody tune with violin. "Kids Will Be Skeletons" is like the sun slowly coming out from behind the clouds. It just keeps getting brighter and then the sun starts to go down. "Killing All The Flies" is a cool song with vocal melodies and violin. This is a mid-paced, catchy tune that quickly builds 2 1/2 minutes into an aggressive guitar driven song. It calms back down before it's over.

"Boring Machines Disturbs Sleep" has reserved vocals, flute and some annoying sounds that would definitely disturb my sleep. "Ratts Of The Capital" is the longest song that builds to a powerful sound of guitars and drums. Keys come in too before the song calms back down. "Golden Porche" is a pleasant song with piano and violin. "I Know You Are But What Am I ?" has some prominant piano, while "Stop Coming To My House" has some heaviness after 2 minutes and a wall of guitars.

"Hunted By Freaks" is one of my favourite Post-Rock songs of all time, while the album itself is very good but not a masterpiece in my opinion.

Mellotron Storm | 4/5 |


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