4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
The good news is that the coral are back on form. My faith in them was shaken by the slightly shoddy 'nightfreak' offering and i had fears they would continue this trend on the follow up album - but rest assured this is more like the coral we knew from their debut lp.
However the songs are definately darker than any previous release as can be seen from opening track 'she sings the mourning', a trend continued with 'a warning to the curious', and 'far from the crowd'. However thats not to say that the coral have lost their slightly mad side which was so evident on their self titled record, with 'the operator' being a prime example of musical oddity. There is less of the warm country… Read more