BLOC PARTY > Intimacy

This third love is no dead man’s bride. An amalgam (producer/production-wise) of their first and second major efforts, Intimacy baits and beckons with it’s deftly isolated, stacked and touched: rhythms, instruments and vocals tracks.

Label: WICHITA/VICE
[Rating: 3.5]

This third love is no dead man’s bride. An amalgam (producer/production-wise) of their first and second major efforts, Intimacy baits and beckons with it’s deftly isolated, stacked and touched: rhythms, instruments and vocals tracks. Frontman Kele Okereke’s expanded vocal range and lyrics deliver on the limitations, transgressions, and what’s lamentable and lovely about closeness-and fair enough, connections lost and alienation. This is not a miserly record, despite its mere 10 tracks and just under 44 minutes (like a vinyl LP). A bit of regression, spite and experimentation does not prevent Intimacy from existing as a rock forward record.



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