Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Pineapple Thief's Latest

Originally posted on September 5, 2008

Somerset, England’s alt-prog rock band The Pineapple Thief quietly sneaks up on you and then knocks you out with terrific music. They have perfected a sound that has sophisticated musical values and great ideas—even some cool songs with a 7/4 meter. They have packed the lyrics with new century angst and despair. So who needs happy all the time?

Their latest album Tightly Unwound (K-Scope) has all those qualities mentioned above. It deserves any accolades it may get, and I hope it gets them. The lead guitarist has a very nice sound. The whole thing comes off as musically exceptional and emotionally powerful. More of this, please!!

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