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The Trials of Van Occupanther

The Trials of Van Occupanther
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10 years, 8 months ago at Jul 11 1:39
Mediocre and monotonous.
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Description: Midlake are a relatively small indie band, so the level of ambition they display on The Trials of Van Occupanther is to be commended. From the opening track, "Roscoe", with it's laconic lyrics and slowly building chorus, they manage to recreate perfectly the sound of 1980s Fleetwood Mac, a band not known for thinking small. And though the rest of the album doesn't quite reach the heady heights of this opener, it's not for a lack of trying (particularly on "Head Home"). The remainder of The Trials of Van Occupanther is considerably more downbeat, with distant flutes complementing the vocal harmonies of songs l ... (more)
Manufacturer: Bella Union
Release date: 5 June 2006
EAN: 5033197392523
Tags: Indie Rock (2), Pop (2), 2006 (2), Indie (1), Americana (1), Folk Rock (1), Indie Folk (1), Baroque Folk (1)
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