Two kings of the indie dancefloor unite for a warm, timeless take on 20th century pop and rock
The results are worth the wait..The first four songs alone are stunning..
The first four songs alone are stunning. The soaring falsetto tones of singer Andrew Montgomery are still the focus, but the outlook is more world-weary ('Amnesia Valley') and bitterly beautiful ('If You Have To Go'). However, it takes time to appreciate it because, possibly driven by the disillusionment of being London's short-lived flavour of the week, Geneva have dispensed with the more accessible aspects of last album, 1997's 'Further'.
Occasionally, you need to work to remember why they originally seemed so special, but, if you were one who listened to the music rather than the hype first time around, persevere. The rewards are well worth it.
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