Sleep/Holiday - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
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  • Summary: The Welsh band returns with 12 new tracks of indie rock mixed with folk, pop, and psychedelia.
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  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
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  1. 80
    This is mostly acoustic guitars lovingly plucked, drums delicately brushed, fiddles softly sawn. [Oct 2003, p.113]
  2. A record of truly original and moving songwriting.
  3. While it's not as diverse as Spanish Dance Troupe or as immediate as How I Long to Feel That Summer in My Heart, Sleep/Holiday is just as lovely and heartfelt, and another fine addition to Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's body of work.
  4. A perfeclty poised, richly textured set of light-footed psychedelic pop. [Sep 2003, p.101]
  5. 70
    Gorky's play it spare and (mostly) live, placing further emphasis on their long-established pastoral bent. [Sep 2003, p.100]
  6. Though still often warm and tender, Sleep/Holiday lacks the surprise or the diversity of some of their better work.
  7. How unfortunate that their album has sleep in the title and that's the one thing you'll want to do while listening to it. [#5, p.101]

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