album review: slaraffenland
    • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009

    • Posted by:


    Danish rock quintet Slaraffenland caught the eye of Hometapes in 2006 and released the slow-brewing, rather stunning Private Cinema in late 2007. More than two years later, the fittingly autumnal release We're On Your Side has vestiges of the languid, moody compositions of its predecessor, but far more action, structure, and warm flourishes. The percussion is controlling and downright poppy in places, as with the fast-paced, rollicking opener "Long Gone," which apparently is an announcement that the band is making some changes. The vocals, on this track and elsewhere, follow suit: a major key, clippy enunciation, yet always, as with Cinema, hints of darker emotions thanks to prodding, solitary little lines like "We never saw the trees fall."

    ...keep reading...


    * * * * * * * * * * * *
    Slaraffenland on Myspace
    Hot Baeble Videos
    Live It Up

    Live It Up

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    JJAMZ live at The Launch Pad at Spike Hill

    JJAMZ live at The Launch Pad at Spike Hill

    Capital Letters Feat. BloodPop

    Capital Letters Feat. BloodPop

    Vacationer live at Hype Hotel

    Vacationer live at Hype Hotel

    All the Time

    All the Time

    Automatic

    Automatic

    Long As I Live

    Long As I Live

    The Wonder Years live at Baeble HQ

    The Wonder Years live at Baeble HQ

    exclusive interview

    exclusive interview

    © 2018 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.