Chasing After Shadows... Living with the Ghosts

Hammock - Chasing After Shadows... Living with the Ghosts
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2010 Ratings: #150 / 879
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Based on 12 ratings
May 18, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ambient, Dream Pop / Genres
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The album art is eerie, surreal, and yet quite gorgeous. It reminds me of Waterhouse's painting titled 'Hylas and the Water Nymphs' by way of its underlying sensuality. The music therein is electro-acoustic ambient and has me torn between labeling it Dream Pop, Electro-Acoustic, Ambient, or Post-Rock. I suppose it makes sense to umbrella the album under each of these tags. But, back to the music. It is undeniably gorgeous. However, I'm inclined to agree with @dustincoda who wrote: "... but ... read more
A few of my favorite Hammock songs are on here (You Lost the Starlight in Your Eyes, Andalusia, Breathturn), but this album does very little to combat the fatigue that comes with listening to the same song for two hours.
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