- Summary: The latest disc from the Danielson Famile's Daniel Smith boasts--in addition to a shorter band name--a whopping 34 contributors, including Sufjan Stevens, Steve Albini, and the members of Why?.
- Record Label: Secretly Canadian
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Under The RadarShips reinforces the fact that he's a songwriter of considerable depth and pop craftsmanship, and this album is his most ambitious and accessible yet. [#13, p.84]
Entertainment WeeklyThough considered an acquired taste... Smith still finds something oddly charming in his sprawling chiaroscuro of sound, and a sort of childlike joy in its execution. [12 May 2006, p.80]
Rolling StoneShips turns the usual joyous cacophony up a notch. [4 May 2006, p.57]
MojoIts music holds a refreshingly naive (if ridiculous) charm. [Jun 2006, p.110]
SUSANMMay 14, 2006an amazing album full of merry-go-round sound and lots of joy! love this,
AaronS.May 13, 2006The most accessible and cohesive offering from Smith and Co. A wonderfully ambitious effort that is chaotic, serene, beautiful and just plain The most accessible and cohesive offering from Smith and Co. A wonderfully ambitious effort that is chaotic, serene, beautiful and just plain freaky at times. Certain to be one of the musical highlights of the year. NOTE: Although Danielson is saddled with the Christian music tagline, you wouldn't even noticed it if I hadn't said so. The lyrics often touch on the themes of community and unity, ect, but Smith manages to keep any sort of proselytizing on the low. This is first and foremost an indie pop album. And a damn good on at that.… Expand
KatieHMay 11, 2009Incredible album.
BrandonMay 16, 2006Daniel Smith's grand opus.
AndyPAug 13, 2006Probably the best new album I've heard yet this year. Just the first four tracks are mindblowingly great, and then it just keeps going.
BryanBAug 16, 2006Extraoradinay. Made me get the audiophile bug and up grade all of my stereo equipment.
AlexPJan 12, 2008I know it's an acquired taste. I just haven't acquired it yet. Worth at least one listen.
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