You’ve probably picked up that I only make very occasional
excursions into dance-floor targeted acts.
The Daft Punk is Playing… single was (and still is) delightfully infectious, as well as being the perfect party invitation:
That song and this whole double album showcase a playful and daring
approach to a raft of different musical styles. Murphy is clearly a
complete music geek. Losing My Edge manages to
namecheck more seminal acts and epochs than should be possible in 7
I love Murphy’s laconic, nasal chatter-as-vocal and the
smattering of garage rock elements amongst the stomping blips and
He is not afraid to explore a more melancholy side, with downbeat tracks that out-Eel The Eels , such as Never As Tired As When I’m Waking Up.
This mix and mash of styles and sounds is both unique and worthy of Murphy’s claim to a Movement.
File under: Languid Crafty Display