2Book - 2010
The Grinderman saga continues with the release of Grinderman 2, their all-new studio album. The first thing that hits you about Grinderman 2 is that you?ve never heard anything like it. Ever. The debut album did its job. It defined the band. It marked a clear contrast with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Their new album, Grinderman 2 combines the structured invention of their live performance and the unrestrained free-for-all of their studio improvisation. But these guys also know something about the art of writing songs. A work of sublime sonic adventurousness, the songs on Grinderman 2 are awash in an atmosphere of surreal unrelenting malevolence. Grinderman 2 is a concept album in search of a concept. A panoply of figures divine and profane shuffle through the lyrics. Creatures of mythic legend and mundane celebrity enact terrible and perverse dramas within a metaphysical, blood-soaked battlefield.
Publisher: [Australia] : Artist Intelligence Partnership : EMI Music Australia (distributor), p&c2010.
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (CD) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4in.
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