Spencer Ward

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (4 of 4)
Location: Binsted, Hampshire United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,244,233 - Total Helpful Votes: 4 of 4
Westing (By Musket & Sextant) ~ Pavement
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lo-fi perfection, 15 May 2004
I have never written an Amazon review before, but I have to raise the average rating of this album.
What can I say about Westing? The lyrics are inaudible, the tracks are interspersed with feedback and white noise (indeed one track is pure white noise), and it is truely superb. One of those rare moments in you life where you have a vivid memory of putting in the CD for the first time and having your whole musical perspective opened up. That opening riff on track 1 - "Killing me..." I'm back there now, in my car. It changed my life. I now own every album Pavement ever did. They're all great, but Westing is beyond compare. There should be an extra rating beyond five stars… Read more

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