Ben Stiller reprises his role as a former model in a throwaway but amusing sequel
Untune The Sky
[B]'Untune The Sky'[/B] is an extremely rough, youthful record...
) and lots of pointless flailing about (the track 'Tendrils And Paracetamol' is seven minutes of random distortion and slowed tape noise). Crucially, however, it also teems with original ideas.
The music for the most part is distorted garage rock, but within those narrow confines you can hear snorting bagpipes ('Wires'), samples from the Australian Play School ('This Is A Happy Garden') and a procession of eerie and muffled guitar melodies that occasionally recall REM, but mostly just sound like The Flaming Lips. Shortly after it came out, Davies fled to America, recruited a new band, and 'Untune The Sky' was lost to the world. Time shows it's well worth rediscovering.
It’s not quite the superhero film revolution we were promised, but it sure as hell is entertaining
Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
Just as ridiculous as the 1991 original, but in all the wrong ways
The 'Oscar-bait' drama fails to fully translate the emotional weight from page to screen