AOTY 2021
Boris with Michio Kurihara - Rainbow
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2007 Ratings: #44 / 682
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You Laughed Like a Water Mark is amazing track!
Entire project is fantastic, but Sweet No. 1 make this automatically one of Boris' best projects. The entire album is fucking incredible psychedelic noisy rock with Michio Kurihara's ascendant guitar cutting into the haze of revolution Boris always craft with their releases, but goddamn Sweet No. 1 might be in their top 10 tracks of all time. A pummeling fest of absolute chaos and gnarled vocals which filter back into just goddamn ascendant guitar tones from Michio enveloping all into the ... read more
What a fucking matchup for the ages! By all means I love it when Boris goes all out on the heaviness scale but them occasionally tuning things down both to create a heavenly atmosphere, and for Michio's insane guitarwork to shine through works incredibly well. The drumming is beyond satisfying, and the vocals are possibly the best of any Boris project (well maybe except Flood) thus far.
Another fantastic Boris release. Not as potent as the legendary pieces of their discography, but great nontheless.
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Added on: February 12, 2015