Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Summer Lawns

I downloaded a few tracks from the debut album by Summer Lawns a New York band. The album is called "First We Waited...And The We Started". One of the tracks I heard, How To Furnish Life In The Desert, is really good - a quiet but intensely atmospheric piece. They also do a very slow version of Transmission (yes, that song!). I know it's heresy but I actually enjoyed hearing such a feat attempted. It certainly makes you think about the song again and hear elements you haven't really heard before - even if the version isn't 100% successful.

Summer Lawns website


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