Thursday, August 18, 2011

Disintegration

From a review of "the finest albums in the world, ever"*...
A whole lot of this album's appeal is that it's comforting, practically womblike-- big, warm, slow, full of beauty and melody and even joy. The trick, I think, is how well it serves as a soundtrack to that feeling that everything around you is meaningful, whether it's beautiful or horrible or sublime...

I think it remains my favourite album of all time...

* Who said that?

3 comments:

Diogenes said...

Yeaes.... but DK, you like James!
It makes me doubt your otherwise impeccable judgement.

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the a&e charge nurse said...

The album certainly produced one of Smiffy's best songs - always had a soft spot for this extended mix
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqyM6ucLWSs

Oh yeah? So what has happened for the last ten years, exactly?

Over at the ASI, they are posting some of the winning entries of the Young Writers on Liberty. One does not want to put such keen minds off,...