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Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling CD (album) cover




Post Rock/Math rock

3.78 | 87 ratings

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4 stars Mogwai's return to the musical approach of their early releases on the Zidane documentary soundtrack must have inspired them, because on The Hawk Is Howling they continue to incorporate more of the fragile textures of their early albums back into their music - but accomplish this much more satisfyingly than on the Zidane soundtrack. Could they have been holding their better material back for this album? Possibly, but I can't really blame them - I'd rather have one excellent album and one mediocre album than two good albums that both suffer from some filler (because in the former case I can just ditch the mediocre album and listen to the brilliant one over and over again).
Warthur | 4/5 |


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