You’ve gotta figure Sleigh Bells are in a little bit of a weird spot.
Since Thrice went on hiatus last year, frontman Dustin Kensrue hasn’t had to worry all that much about impressing label executives or self-serving critics.
It’s become increasingly apparent that the first step towards truly appreciating any new release from Moving Mountains is to immediately forget everything that preceded it.
It isn’t all that shocking to hear that Casey Crescenzo is writing a symphony. Everything he’s done from The Receiving End Of Sirens through the Dear Hunter evokes a certain amount of orchestral maneuvering.
How angry were you in 1997? If your answer is, “Not very” or “I was 3,” there’s a chance you’ll be unimpressed with Soundgarden’s first album in more than 15 years.
Rarely does an album review require a spoiler alert.
Take a look at the Mona Lisa. Now paint your own version.