- Summary: Unlike Jack and Meg White, this brother-sister garage-blues duo really are brother and sister. 'Gallowsbird's Bark' marks the full-length debut for New Yorkers Eleanor and Matthew Friedberger after several years touring with the likes of Spoon, The Kills and French Kicks.
- Record Label: Rough Trade
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Positive: 5 out of 5
Mixed: 0 out of 5
Negative: 0 out of 5
ThomasSJul 11, 2005One of the freshest albums I have heard lately. The more times you listen to the record, the richer it gets. It's on my top 10 list.
TristramCMar 1, 2004This was one of the freshest CDs I bought in 2003 and I still listen to it now. This band is knowingly clever like the Shins and New Pornographers yet grind like the White Stripes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs sort of bringing to the listener the best of two worlds that got noticed last year, indie-pop and blues/punk revival. Above all though is the spark of artistic adventure on this disc. An inspiring listen that a score of 74 doesn't completely suggest.… Expand
JyotiAug 3, 2006The Furnaces are a revelation, and are unlike their contemporaries, who don't seem able to do anything with their influences other than copy them. FF may reprise the history of popular music in their albums, but there's nothing ersatz about them.… Expand
ChrisBNov 19, 2006One of my favorite records of the past five years. Dark and playful.
SpeedyDanielJul 8, 2005Very funny, but also very good. Interesting debut.
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