The Accidental There Were Wolves

There Were Wolves
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Item:  TJ 019922
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Thrill Jockey

Entertainment Reviews:

Spin - p.92
3 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] lulls you along with its sparsely melodic tinkering and blippy slow burn."
Entertainment Weekly - p.66
"Hushed vocals describe pastoral landscapes....Mostly acoustic instruments hum and pierce with precise sincerity." -- Grade: A-
CMJ
"Meandering, melodramatic folk music rarely sounds as vibrant and vital as this UK band's stunning debut."
Q (Magazine) - p.126
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] perfect distillation of creatively experimental folk music in the UK today."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.109
3 stars out of 5 -- "Modal, major chords and studiedly English, unison vocal chorales also pervade, punctuated by more troubadour-like paeans to everyday intimacies..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Knock Knock
  • Buy for $0.992.Wolves
  • Buy for $0.993.I Can Hear Your Voice
  • Buy for $0.994.Jaw of a Whale
  • Buy for $0.995.The Closer I Am
  • Buy for $0.996.Slice Open the Day
  • Buy for $0.997.Illuminated Red
  • Buy for $0.998.Birthday
  • Buy for $0.999.Dream for Me
  • Buy for $0.9910.The Killing Floor
  • Buy for $0.9911.Time and Space

Product Description:

Personnel: Lisa Knapp (dulcimer); Serafina Steer (harp); Rob Spriggs (violin, viola); Jennymay Logan (violin); Laura Moody (cello); Nancy Wallace (background vocals).
Recording information: Stephen Cracknell's front room.
U.K. psych-folk trio the Accidental, though not seeming nearly as haphazard as their name suggests, do emit an aura of creative spontaneity sparked by casual acoustic jam sessions around a camp fire. The group's debut, THERE WERE WOLVES, is an exquisite collection of low-key strumming and minimalist textures. Sticking to simple but effective vocal harmonies and hypnotic, repetitive guitar patterns, they create stark, hushed atmospheres whose beguiling complexity belies their simplicity of means.

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  • UPC: 790377019926
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22/lbs (approx)
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