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BLUE LAMBENCY DOWNWARD

Kayo Dot

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

3.53 | 83 ratings

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EatThatPhonebook
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1 stars I knew this was going to happen. I knew that Kayo Dot would have exceeded with experimentation, and they would have become boring. After a sublime, beautiful and breathtaking masterpiece debut, and the great follow up "Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue", the band reaches a lower point: the songs are almost all boring and for a moment, it seemed like Driver had nothing else to express that was interesting. Luckily, the 2010 release "Coyote" brought the band's level back to the origins. This is just a low point.

Despite my first, negative impression about it, there are some nice moments: the title track has some, as well as "Symmetrical Arizona", the longest and most successful song of the album generally speaking. Even in parts in "The Sow Submits" and "The Awkward Wind Wheel" are good, but honestly I can't find anything else.

As a conclusion, a disappointment, a weak moment for a great innovating band that will rise once again two years later this release with an album like "Coyote". But "Blue Lambency Downward" is just a fans only album. Too bad.

EatThatPhonebook | 1/5 |

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