Tuesday, May 13, 2014
MUSIC REVIEW OF THE DAY: LIAM FINN - THE NIHILIST
Finn just can't leave anything alone, and for once, more is more. Yes, you could strip all these down to nice, serviceable tunes, maybe even tour them as a singer-songwriter, but we probably have enough of them out there. What we don't have is enough crazy bastards conducting sound symphonies. There are layers on layers, parts of great beauty, odd twists, and unrecognizable bits, no doubt something sampled and processed into submission. And with all of this, and it's a lot, there's always those songs, as sweet as the pop Dad (or Squeeze for that matter) has laid down for decades. Viva New Zealand!