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Shiny Darkly - Little Earth

Shiny Darkly - Little Earth
Shiny Darkly - Little Earth
€18.00 
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Crunchy Frog (FROG 098-1)
Special Attributes: Gatefold Cover, Includes mp3 download code
Release Date: 04/2014
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"...While Shiny Darkly take clear influence from the 1980s in both their production approach and musicianship, be assured that this copenhagen trio do their musical forefathers great justice..." (www.caughtinthecrossfire.com)

"...If you like your music enshrouded in post-punk pretentiousness that sounds as authentic new wave from the 80s as Joy Division ever did, then Shiny Darkly is your answer. At least in Denmark. People rave about iceage and their noisy post-punk expression, but the truly interesting sound is found within the psychedelic realms of "Little Earth", the best release by Shiny Darkly so far. It adds in bits of shoegaze and space rock as well where necessary, resulting in an echoing soundscape with dizzying guitars reverberating near and far the listener at the same time. It sounds super pretentious, but also surprisingly enjoyable in its own right. Most of this is attributable to their vocalist Kristoffer Bech, whose arrogant vocal delivery makes it sound like he doesn't care at all - this meant in a positively charged manner in this context. In general the ambiance from his vocals oozes of similar atmosphere as in cult movie 24 Hour Party People, which is about the birth of Factory Music, Joy Division/New Order and that sort of thing. For anyone who's seen that movie the connection between Shiny Darkly's sound and the scenes depicted in that movie are obvious, but let's just say there's a whole lot of Joy Division and New Order worship going on here, not to mention the occasional references to The Cure and other influential names of that era..." (Read more: www.rockfreaks.net)

Track List

A1 Little Erath
A2 Animal Faith
A3 Soft Skin
A4 Eternal Chase
A5 Sacred Floor

B1 Ignorance
B2 This Frail Creature
B3 Underworlds
B4 Dead Stars

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