Authority is All That Matters in music criticism, especially when it comes to creating Lists
It’s too demented and gleeful to be offensive. It’s barely of this planet and doesn’t have a mean bone in its body.
It’s a concept album about the fall of decadence, the inability to live any longer wrapped within one’s bullshit, the sound of someone pulling back the curtain on their personal Satyricon and recoiling in disgust.
They seem like hipsters to me (without any added pejorative). Would that be correct?
Truth dies when news stories are reduced to binaries: good, evil, black, white, them, us. Difficult concepts are dumbed down into sound bites. We click ‘like’ and make a cup of tea.
City’s aflame in the summertime.
More broken songs of hope and self-belief played on broken record players.
This is what the early parts of the 90s sounded like to me … um, the good early parts