Cold Specks - 'I Predict A Graceful Explusion'
You kind of feel you’ve been shortchanged
Not by its ambition – ‘Blank Maps’’ refrain of “I am, I am/A goddamn believer” is bizarrely compelling, at once grand yet also gentle. Nor by the post-Arcade Fireisms all over the bare bones and The xx-evoking gospel of ‘Winter Solstice’. And here is the authentic feel of Willis Earl Beal, yet lacking his clumsy but charming single-mindedness. If the focus on ‘I Predict A Graceful Expulsion’ is sharp then its scope is overly broad, focusing in on
vague sentiments that leave you fond, but never in love.
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