Sleep Mountain

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  • Summary: The second full-length album for the Danish band was produced by Peter Katis.
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  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Sleep Mountain, the second long-player from The Kissaway Trail, finds the Danish quintet embracing the more sweeping aspects of rock 'n' roll emotional grandeur. And, in large part, they succeed marvellously.
  2. Under The Radar
    Yeah there's nothing new being mined here, but the band's stunning command of pop music's rich and vast vocabulary, combined with their palpable chemistry, renders this record utterly irrisisitable. [Winter 2010, p.63]
  3. But rather than ending up a bombastic mess, ‘Sleep Mountain’ knows that the devil is in the detail.
  4. Uncut
    Banjos, xylophones and 12-string guitars sound oddly unfolky in this context, instead taking an almost symphonic dimension on tracks like the lead single "SDP." [Apr 2010, p.88]
  5. Mojo
    In merging the intimate with the majestic, The Kissaway Trail have achieved a rare, and subtle, balance. [Apr 2010, p.92]
  6. Q Magazine
    An impressive album with lovely songs, but greater originality is needed. [Apr 2010, p.112]
  7. Sleep Mountain isn’t entirely unenjoyable; its two main crimes are that it’s too safe with its simple chord patterns and unimaginative riffs, and that it’s too in thrall to the records that have inspired it.

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