Relationships may not be eternal like in fairy-tales, but the happy memories last forever, as vast as a binary sea.
I read one review that highlighted the slower songs as a welcome respite, but to my ears, they come off as plodding and a disruption from the album's momentum.
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This track is about Atlas, the Titan who held the Earth on his shoulders. You are commenting using your WordPress.
This song delivers a more catchy rock beat that rolls in a consistent motion, like a hamster wheel. Last year featured such efforts from the War on Drugs, Ryan Adams, and Jenny Lewis; each case saw seemingly forgotten elements of '80s rock brought back to the forefront in intriguing new ways.
The quieter, brooding songs are less successful. Kintsugi may or may not fit with your concept of what the band should or should not be, but its merits make it an enjoyable record for anyone seeking a record that's enjoyable. It is a grower that takes time to appreciate. Audience ratings for this album The Current's listeners who submitted ratings for this album gave it no lower than 4 stars out of 5, which was the most popular rating for this album, chosen by 61.
The musical instruments are more peaceful as the lyrics get darker.
Death Cab for Cutie has become masters in songwriting. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Gibbard talks about Atlas like himself in the third person.
He is seeing what he must look like from an outside perspective and is finally accepting the good moments of his marriage, since that should only matter. Email required Address never made public. Then looking back, he resents the idea that his wife at the time was too famous, and that her career had overshadowed their relationship. Notify me of new comments via email.