Snailhouse often don’t grab the listeners attention at first visit until their rather lounge/easy listening songs suddenly descend into synth guitar wails. The solo project of Mike Feuerstack of Wooden Stars definitely has some punch. His latest album, Sentimental Gentleman, is drowned in manageable complexities, made clear through the fantastic production from Jeremy Gara, drummer [...]
The rhythms and melodies in this track by The Arcade Fire roll and roll with a wonderful, stuttering urgency, breaking down tragically and heroically in parts before regrouping again for its triumphant finale. Even the great David Bowie is humbled by the intensity of the delivery and the sheer brilliance of the songwriting.