album review: stars
  • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 02, 2008

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Stars never seem to think twice about finding and flattening their listener's emotional core. I suppose that could explain why "Your Ex-Lover is Dead", the lead track from'05's Set Yourself On Fire, continues to haunt me to this very day. Creeping into randomly generated play lists (far too often!), blasting from crowded bar room speakers; Amy Millan and Torquil Campbell's tragically painted vocal interplay takes the most cosmically opportune times to slay me right then and there time and time again. Sadly, last year's follow-up, In Our Bedroom After the War, lacked the same kind of emotional punch. There's no time like the present, however, and the recently released Sad Robots EP (Arts and Crafts) offers plenty of reasons to stick with the band on in to After the War's full-length follow-up. ..Keep Reading.. - David Pitz

Stars on Tour
12/11/08 - Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Toronto, ON, CANADA
12/12/08 - Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Toronto, ON, CANADA
12/13/08 - Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Toronto, ON, CANADA
12/31/08 - Pyramid Rock Festival Grounds - Phillip Island, AUSTRALIA 01/02/09 - Corner Hotel - Richmond, AUSTRALIA
01/03/09 - Factory Theatre - Marrickville, AUSTRALIA
01/04/09 - The Zoo - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA
01/07/09 - The Esplanade - Singapore, SINGAPORE
01/09/09 - Club Quattro - Osaka, JAPAN
01/10/09 - Club Quattro - Tokyo, JAPAN
01/12/09 - Wall Live House - Taipei, TAIWAN


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