All My Love In Half Light

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  • Summary: The second release from California singer Melissa Ann Sweat as Lady Lazarus was recorded with Papercuts' Jason Quever.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Mar 7, 2013
    While the beauty doesn't flag in the second half, the forms do start to repeat, with "Edge" recapturing the wistful blur of "Wonder, Inc"; "Constant Apples" the regressing mirrors of "Goudanov". Even so, Sweat manages to glimpse some striking new vistas from within her familiar straits.
  2. Sweat’s new album, All My Love In Half Light, follows from her debut, Mantic, utilizing the same setup albeit this time she sounds clearer, grander, and more in control of herself and the world she’s creating.
  3. 70
    For better and for worse, All My Love In Half Light also sees Lady Lazarus finding her footing as a musician, and is a less cohesive and consistent statement than Mantic.
  4. Mar 7, 2013
    Unfortunately, the ethereal aura dominating the record is not always a good thing; it drifts so much that it seems indicative of lacking focus. The songs tend to bleed together, sounding too similar.