After fifteen years, it is almost expected for a band to have settled into a certain sound. However, it's also easily the first step into artistic stagnation and an inevitable fall into obscurity. This will not be the case for the New York based trio, Blonde Redhead
. Penny Sparkle
, the bands eighth album, shows the group taking a turn into a simplistic world accompanied by synthesizers, programmed drums and ethereal vocals revealing a completely new and refreshing sound. Although a risky swap, it proves a valuable one.
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MP3: "Not Getting There"
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