Scott Walker - The Drift
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2006 Ratings: #20 / 639
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Based on 60 ratings
2006 Ratings: #22
May 23, 2006 / Release Date
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WhatTheFunk
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"THE HORROR SHOW" (PART. 6/13)

Are you ready to have nightmares all night?

In the little game of interpretations, the cover of "The Drift" already represents a frightening curiosity: a photograph of an unknown, fascinating and disturbing planetary ground, the contours of a monstrous creature emerging from the depths of the night or a metaphorical representation of the worst horrors hidden in our unconscious? Probably all three at once....

"Oh ye who enter here, ... read more
GabrielDiablo
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EMR
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Scott Walker's return from the darkness continues as he dwelves even further into the abyss with The Drift. Even though it has much less majesty and creativity than the legendary Tilt, this record impresses with a huge plethora of sounds and textures developed and employed by Walker himself in each of the tracks on the album. His precise and orchestrated crafting of the sounds here is something to behold, as seen on the intense The Escape or the stretched out textured Cue. Even more impressive ... read more
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Track List

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Audience
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves
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