song review

Mumford and Sons, ‘I Will Wait’ – Song Review
Three years after issuing their breakthrough, double-platinum certified and award-winning debut album, ‘Sigh No More,’ Mumford and Sons are gearing up for the release of their follow-up, ‘Babel.’ Ahead of that disc’s Sept. 24 release date c…
Bat for Lashes, ‘Laura’ – Song Review
To say that Natasha Khan is haunting — or haunted — is as obvious as it is understatement. The woman that is Bat for Lashes made a breakthrough in 2009 with the stomping and luxurious ‘Two Suns’ and distills her poetics in ‘Laura,’ a knee-quaki…
The xx, ‘Angels’ – Song Review
It was worth the wait. With breath bated, palpated hearts and pimples goosed, we have yearned for the xx to give us new music. They have. And ‘Angels’ is everything that we hoped for.
Gotye, ‘Eyes Wide Open’ – Song Review
With a bassline made with a gigantic musical fence (only in Australia!), Gotye‘s ‘Eyes Wide Open’ is arguably more tense than ‘Somebody That I Used To Know,’ though it lacks quite the same charge as the song that (has almost) made he and Kimbra stars. Nonetheless, ‘Eyes Wide Open’ is a sincere, exci…