|Nourallah, Salim / Polaroid|
|Add Date:||2004-08-09||Pull Date:||2004-10-11|
|Week Ending:||3 Oct||5 Sep||22 Aug||15 Aug|
|1.||Apr 15, 2009:||Everyday Commotion |
|4.||Aug 17, 2004:||The Literate Pop Fans |
Nothing Ever Goes Right
|2.||Sep 30, 2004:||music that doesn't hurt |
|5.||Aug 11, 2004:||Mr. Sparkle Challenge |
Nothing Ever Goes Right
|3.||Sep 03, 2004:||Multiple Personality Disorder |
The Ones Who Hurt Us
|6.||Aug 10, 2004:||Lick my moody guitar show |
Waiting for You
Well-crafted pop. The lyrics are quite good, but the music really stands out. It’s varied, just complicated enough, and humorous. The promo sheet is right-this does often sound like the Beatles, although the quality of the male vocals is more like the Unicorns. Lyrics are mostly serious, deal with family relations.|
Track 1: Mellow. Slow simple drumbeat and guitar. Depressive vocals. Guitars increase in density. Nice pulsing rhythms. Beatles-esque ocal harmonies.
Track 2: Catchy. Fake-out drum intro. Thin texture with unslicked vocals for first section. Ironic. Texture returns. Goes mono at the end. Fun.
Track 3: Bells intro. Quiet hissy percussion. ¾ time gives it a mellow swingy feel. Pleasant.
Track 4: Uptempo beat. Suicidal vocals. Happy melody.
Track 5: Buzzy tonal background. Strummy syncopated guitars quickly turn monotonous. Same moany vocals.
Track 6: Meringue percussion. Charming. Dissipated vocals. Funny lyrics. Recommended.
Track 7: Glass bead sounds. Growly guitars. Plaintive vocal melody.
Track 8: Lovely acoustic guitar intro. Faraway-sounding vocals. Spanish-y. Devastating lyrics sweetly delivered. Like Leonard Cohen.
Track 9: Placid generic acoustic guitar. Slow vocals. Strummy guitar track. Fluty sound effect. Goes uptempo and boppy.
Track 10: Muted bossa nova feel. High vibrating guitar notes give it a little bit of a psychedelic feel. Beatles feel comes from a lick stolen from “She’s Leaving Home.”
Track 11: Sounds like “Our House.” With a roller-rink organ. Hissy percussion.
Track 12: Contemplative. Acoustic guitar. Elegiac ending.
Track 13: False intro. Lots of reverb. Quiet. Strong rhythmic underpinning gives song forward momentum despite its calm.
|1.||Everybody Wants to Be Loved||7.||A Family Disease|
|2.||1978||8.||The Ones Who Hurt Us|
|3.||Waiting for You||9.||One Foot Stuck in the Past|
|4.||Nothing Ever Goes Right||10.||Dont Back Waves|
|5.||Missing Funerals||11.||Model Brothers|
|6.||We Did Some Things||12.||Christmas Eve|