The WireA collection of slow, moody pieces whose unexceptional nature is made more frustrating by the occasional flashes of inspiration. [#206, p.77]
Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings
May 17, 2011This is a damn near perfect.
Sine Wave opens the album with a wall of sound so powerful it nearly crushes you to death before Take MeThis is a damn near perfect.
Sine Wave opens the album with a wall of sound so powerful it nearly crushes you to death before Take Me Somewhere Nice soothes you with it's lush surge, while pondering spaceships over Glasgow.
Dial: Revenge is a heartbreaking Gruff Rhys-lead tragedy of some kind.
You Don't Know Jesus easily perfects the heavy build up then 2 right Make 1 Wrong glories in a cinematic soundscape that would put a smile on anyone's face.
It ends with a Secret Pint, like a drunk friend falling through your front door before opening his heart to you.
In all seriousness, there's barely a wasted note on Rock Action, Mogwai have tried & came close, but they've never bettered it.… Full Review »
TubzJan 23, 2005Very Pure. Good Album Overall!
mgNov 21, 2002very uneven, and they shouldn't sing. sine wave is excellent.