Justin Vernon’s third Bon Iver album is a weird and wonderful thing
Originally released in 1972 during [B]Hazlewood's[/B] Swedish exile, [B]'13'[/B] polishes the picaresque legend of the wine-stoned cowboy with red-and-white spotted handkerchiefs to spare...
[/I] ('Ten Or 11 Towns Ago'), or the love-damaged lost soul on 'I Move Around', yet sentiment and storytelling don't disguise the basic philosophy: one for the ladies, one for the road.
"You look like a lady/Let me sing my song to you", he growls incorrigibly on the opening track. You know she's anything but, yet in Lee's reckless world, it's signifiers that count.
Looks like a dude. Sounds like a genius. Hell, that's a tune you can live with.
With their bigger and better second album, London-based indie/dance band Boxed In have earned their breakout moment
Islamic mythology meets the horror of war in this claustrophobic, low-budget spine-tingler
California’s coolest lift their usual murk on a free-spirited, adventurous third album at odds with its ‘mature’ description
The New York new wave reprobates’ debut delivers instant gratification via boisterous choruses and loveable melodies