The Harrow & The Harvest is simply one of the richest, most expansive roots albums to be released in some time.
The King of Limbs might not be Radiohead’s best or most revolutionary album, but it’s still adventurous and fresh.
Strange Mercy is an album that’s full of ambitious attempts to create rich tableaus that defy the expectations they create. Some work, and some don’t, but the ones that don’t will probably age well given that a few dozen listens won’t leave you bored.
It retains the beautiful melancholy of For Emma, but in nearly every way, it’s just more. More layered, more diverse, more interesting.