Rockers from Jimi Hendrix to Sonic Youth have futzed about with songs from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but none have approached the acid burnout of the Flaming Lips and their many "fwends" on this track-by-track remake.
Barely a week after TV On The Radio’s fourth studio album Nine Types Of Light arrived in April 2011, bassist Gerard Smith – who had initially been recruited by singer Tunde Adebimpe after busking in New York’s subway – was tragically taken by lung
Bloodstone & Diamonds is a record that has slow burner written all over it; clocking in at an epic seventy minutes, it boasts some of the most considered, restrained writing of the band’s career to date. That it might take a little while to click, thou
The conclusion has been reached: too much importance is afforded to a band’s final statement. Had ‘The Endless River’ been a thunderous dud, which it isn’t, then Pink Floyd would still have ‘Wish You Were Here’ and ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’