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eh, what does that mean? i this a joke that i don't get?
Wild beasts add above ^^
I'd guess it should read "[the album is] dazzlingly original of design and ambitious of artistry." Clearly it was written by someone with a dictionary, a thesaurus and zero ability to write.
I understand what it means but it's still ludicrously pretentious language.
Wild Beasts’ debut album of 2008, ‘Limbo, Panto’, was fascinating. Initially dismissed by this writer after a couple of lazy listens, it seemed absurd of vocal and limited of compositional scope. What an idiot. Several plays later it proved to be one of the year’s best: dazzlingly original of design and ambitious of artistry, yet possessing pop hooks mighty enough to dig deep into the mainstream.
It's clunky stuff. I'm a really shit writer so I know what I'm talking about.
He usually writes so much better than that. Maybe he was sub-ed'd into oblivion. :(
surely misqouting is as irresponsible as this photoshopping debate going on right now.
I think he just means that it's not an obvious record at all, that it's clever and inventive and arty, but it will still likely get endless plays on commercial radio and be very popular.
In general those things don't go together, I'd say.
it was on BBC breakfact news.
breakfact, unintentional typo, i think i like it.
they were so bad that standing out in the cold, pouring rain seemed like the better option.
has anyone read the wild beasts spiel in loops magazine? "the brash and fragmented mediums brought together by the vorticists suited our brash and fragmented collection of ten songs, like ten fingers fit into a pair of gloves. We are so much alike, both being english avant-garde cubist futurists who are not, and never will be, vitims of traditionalism..."
:| anyone who could write that is a shitbird. wont be listening.
it might be up on the loops mag website but idk... it doesn't get any better in context. everyone should get loops anyway, everything else in it is excellent.
after reading it in context
They don't do themselves any favours do they?
As quotes go that's at least 9569 times worse than anything in that Ray Gun interview Ehwhat started a thread linking to yesterday.