She Has No Strings Apollo Image
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  • Summary: The Australian instrumental trio, known for their dark, minimalist, atmospheric sound, includes Bad Seeds' violinist Warren Ellis, guitarist Mick Turner, and drummer Jim White.
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 17
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 17
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  1. Shimmeringly beautiful and richly unpredictable. [Mar 2003, p.92]
  2. A darkly shimmering, intensely brooding and exquisitely melancholy trip.
  3. The band's tendency to start a song quiet, loose, and lovely and then slowly sweat it into a faster, intensified crescendo is familiar by now, but somehow remains vividly evocative.
  4. 80
    More of the same, yes, but riding what sounds like an autumnal rebirth. [#58, p.86]
  5. This may not quite live up to 'Ocean Songs', but it still stands up on its own.
  6. Downhome and earthy, cut through with sensitivity and intelligence. [#229, p.58]
  7. If the arrangements were given as much attention as the astonishing, rich, in-the-same-room production: 9.1

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  1. AlexM
    Jan 7, 2005
    9
    If you can imagine what the greatest western movie of all time would be like, this would be the soundtrack to it. At least that's what I If you can imagine what the greatest western movie of all time would be like, this would be the soundtrack to it. At least that's what I thought when I listened to it. Another instrumental masterpiece from a beautiful band. Expand