Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Lowlights / Dark End Road / Rating 7.7

I love a good music makeover and Albuquerque’s Scared of Chaka is no exception. Members of this blazing punk band went on to play in the Shins (Dave Hernandez) and Lowlights. (Dameon Lee)

My only bonus comments to the PFM review is a request for a small warning label to be placed on the cd saying “Do not operate heavy machinery or drive while listening to “Dark End Road”. The humble lullabies cradled by even softer harmonies sedate and seduce as powerfully as it’s near cousins Vetiver and Iron and Wine.

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