album review: villagers
  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 02, 2010

  • Posted by:

If you only listen to the first three tracks on the Villagers' debut album, Becoming A Jackal, you might find yourself preparing for an ever-escalating energy building up inside a bubble that simply can't wait to pop. To the dismay of some and perhaps the delight of others, it never does. By the time we approach mid-album, the band all but boycotts any hints of snare drum they'd dropped along the misty, somewhat eerie path they've led us down, while simultaneously taking everything else down however many notches you need to go to become, well, a little dreary. It seems the Villagers want to take the listener further into their vaguely haunting wilderness. The question is, how long will we follow before deciding to turn back?

...keep reading...


* * * * * * * * * * * *
MP3: "Becoming A Jackal" (Becoming A Jackal)
Villagers on Myspace

Comments

Hot Baeble Videos
Shovels and Rope live at Baeble HQ

Shovels and Rope live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

LOLO live at Baeble HQ

LOLO live at Baeble HQ

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

Childish Gambino live at Rockwood Music Hall

Childish Gambino live at Rockwood Music Hall

Bright Light Bright Light live at Baeble HQ

Bright Light Bright Light live at Baeble HQ

Dream No More

Dream No More

Elliphant live at Baeble HQ

Elliphant live at Baeble HQ

© 2016 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.