As "Travel The Distance" starts it seems we are promised Coldplay imitations. But then it becomes clear that Radiohead are the deities worshiped here, with the vocalist being the high priest - as he perfects that all important technique of losing track of a word while hitting a high note in a true Yorke fashion. It plods along nicely, but would benefit from better production, because when the drums come to save us they can't quite manage it as the bass and vocals are sitting extremely heavily on top.
The intro to "Chimera" is the lovechild of '13' Blur and Queen of The Stone Age. Then it evolves into what would be an ok post-rock track if it wasnt being ruined by the repetitive vocals that do nothing for the song and could easily be replaced with a bit of guitar wankery without anyone noticing.
4Jane Easthope's Score