Blind Spot

Lush - Blind Spot
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
User Score
Based on 26 ratings
2016 Ratings: #408
April 15, 2016 / Release Date
EP / Format
Edamame / Label
Dream Pop, Shoegaze / Genres
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Glad they have not changed
very very boring and void of any life, but there are still some moments that remind me of why i love dream pop so much.
The opening track, Out of Control, is good but the rest I struggled to not skip. They aren't 'bad' per se but sounded like rather generic Lush-like tunes.
"Blind Spot" is melodic shoegaze that can appeal to a wider audience than Lush's counterparts due to its pop components. A good, balanced introduction to dream pop/shoegaze for the novice.

Notable Songs: "Out of Control"; "Burnham Beeches"
I can't say I was expecting anything groundbreaking from Lush's first release in two decades, but I guess I at least hoped for something a bit different than what they've done before. Sadly, it seems the group was content with putting out a short selection of 90's heyday B-side throwaways with this EP.

I suppose it's not a bad EP per se, but there's just nothing remotely special about it. I get that Lush were one of the original trendsetters of dream pop in the early '90s, but honestly, at a ... read more
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Added on: March 1, 2016