7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
This review is from: Heligoland (Audio CD)
A slow burner that from the 2nd listen onwards gets better with each play. Multi-layered & multi-textural, never dull or predictable, full of underlying energy & passion - IMHO this a beautifully crafted album, on all levels.
Has that distinctive quality that is pure Massive Attack, yet still manages to sound fresh & inventive. Heligoland was obviously meticulously conceived & executed, but does not fall into the category of 'dull & self-indulgent'.
Also exquisitely produced & mixed, it'll make your hifi sound special. (And respect to Massive Attack for not using very high levels of compression - checked with Audacity.)