Enemy Chorus - The Earlies
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  • Summary: This is the second LP for the ever-growing prog-rock collective that calls both England and Texas home.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. A great lost album in the making.
  2. A quantum leap in thought and execution from 2004 debut, These Were The Earlies.
  3. The Enemy Chorus' depth increases upon each listen. [#16, p.91]
  4. If their debut explored the space within, the Earlies' latest, The Enemy Chorus, peers into the void of the final frontier, with a similar kitchen-sink approach and more of the krautrock sprawl that characterized early singles like "Morning Wonder".
  5. Sure, the horns and strings are nice, but they don't really add anything to the already too-busy song structures.
  6. 20
    What had been a fascinating display of aural minimalism has morphed into a haphazard, ill-advised mess. [#75, p.96]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
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