IDIOT PILOT Strange We Should Meet Here Reprise (2005)
This album is unlike nothing I have ever heard.
Strange electronic sounds, sombre vocals, depressing lyrics, this album has
From sounding like New Order on the first couple of tracks, then The Smiths
on several others!
There's not much guitar to find in any of the albums 14 tracks.
Although, half way through, the buzzing guitar onslaught of the rather odd,
'The Voilent Tango', threatends to explode, before being reduced to a more
Many of the songs are what you might call, atmospheric, some are just
The more uptempo songs, are the one's that are the most interesting for me,
'Les Lumieres' could even get a spin a late night club, it's got a techno beat and some
mumbled lyrics that might be quite nice to dance to after a few drinks!
With almost a hours worth of music on offer here, there is plenty to keep
Variety is the name of the game, but to be honest, half way through, I'd had
The vocals start to become not only tiresome, but annoying. The music starts
to drift into oblivion....I had to press stop at track 8, enough was enough. Somebody must like this, I don't.
Review by Graham Boyle