4 of 9 people found the following review helpful
A genuinely beautiful record,
This review is from: He Poos Clouds (Audio CD)
Owen Pallet, the dude behind Final Fantasy, may have the worst-named band and album in the world ever, but please don't let that put you off buying this beautiful, rousing, moving, exciting and intensely musical record.
It's essentially string-quartet-led chamber pop, plus pianos, percussion and singing, all absolutely beautifully recorded and mixed (it sounds a worl of realness and intimacy away from your average "sensitive" mainstream rock band such as Keane, whose records are overloud, indistinct and muddy affairs), with intriguing and sometimes outragous lyrics ("and his massive genitals refuse to co-operate / no amount of therapy can hope to save his marriage" - whaaaaaat?!).
For fans of Patrick Wolf, Guillemots etcetera, this is absolutely not to be missed. With TV On The Radio and Guillemots this is one of the very best records of the year so far. Outstanding. Really.