― montoya (Ross), Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:30 (six months ago) Permalink
i should listen to phases again. it didn't grip me like "my woman" but it's possible that's my fault. she's really brilliant.
― Trϵϵship, Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:38 (six months ago) Permalink
phases is a tough sell, i posted about it ad nauseam earlier so will try not to repeat myself but it dovetails in the second half into a real downer of a record - sparse, ragged acoustic and more like her earlier material. by the end of the album i was done with my hard liquor and felt like dying, it is a real bummer.
― montoya (Ross), Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:40 (six months ago) Permalink
interesting. she's one of those songwriters who really makes you feel what she wants you to feel so i can imagine if she wanted to she could really pummel her listeners with despair.
― Trϵϵship, Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:41 (six months ago) Permalink
totally! give it a second chance perhaps :)
also the first few tracks are fire so it may be unfair to expect the rest to follow suit, and it is a bsides collection as well.
― montoya (Ross), Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:43 (six months ago) Permalink
I had never heard her Springsteen cover, not sure I like the alone in a laundry room vibe to it. Also, I think she changes a minor chord to a major chord, which really alters the mood dramatically for me.
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― montoya (Ross), Sunday, 7 October 2018 18:38 (six months ago) Permalink