The Curtain Hits the Cast

Low - The Curtain Hits the Cast
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Based on 38 ratings
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August 13, 1996 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vernon Yard Recordings / Label
Slowcore / Genres / Website
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While this album may have some uninteresting moments, it’s overall a very beautiful experience.
Pallbearers for the slow, indeed, Low's third album features their best songwriting to date, and its subtle dynamics, incorporation of silence, and heart-rending desperation—perhaps best surfacing on a cut like "Coattails"—navigate the latent terrors of the sublime. The record is sequenced near perfectly, particularly in its closure, with the droning, epic, and gradually inclined noise of three-chord opus "Do You Know How To Waltz" giving way to the gentle ... read more
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Track List

  1. Anon
  2. The Plan
  3. Over the Ocean
  4. Mom Says
  5. Coattails
  6. Standby
  7. Laugh
  8. Lust
  9. Stars Gone Out
  10. Same
  11. Do You Know How to Waltz?
  12. Dark
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Added on: November 23, 2014