I quite like the sound the Horrors came through with here; it's like a sort of industrial/goth rock/shoegaze hybrid. This sonic approach, in addition to the its vast, booming production, makes V a slight improvement on the lukewarm Luminous. It also stakes out a somewhat unique place in the 2017 rock landscape.
However, the Horrors are still lagging on the songwriting front to my ears. I've never thought they've been excellent songwriters, but on their best albums (like Primary Colours and ... read more