terça-feira, 5 de julho de 2011

The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem - Smart Flesh 2011
Genre: Indie/alt-country

Frontman Ben Knox Miller sings with a troubadour’s voice, a combination of Bob Dylan and early James Taylor that lends a pleasantness to anything he sings, even when the lyrics revolve around death. He feels like the obvious leader here — although everyone sings, he’s the only member to own the frontman role — but Smart Flesh’s best songs are those that revolve around the band’s four-part harmonies, including the gorgeous “Love and Altar” (a close cousin to Oh My God, Charlie Darwin’s title track) and a cover of George Carter’s “Ghost Woman Blues.” Review from AMG