The Weather Station
Fat Possum Records
today’s forecast : a warm stevie nicks front giving way to a strong weyes blood breeze from the west with a touch of talk talk drifting in from the south – perfect conditions for a ruddy great album.
‘ignorance’ is anything but unaware of its influences, yet despite the fact tamara lindeman doesn’t hide her love for the very 80’s interplay of drama and quiet & hushed moments, this still sounds astoundingly fresh, inventive and catchy. We were hooked after one listen, this is simply an exceptional record that we can’t stop spinning. “a well-crafted and heart-felt piece of work that dances seamlessly through the caverns of dark and light, a perfect offering to hold onto with hope.” 8/10 - clash
"Shades of Talk Talk and Sensual World-era Kate Bush glimmer through Tamara Lindeman's comeback, which reinvents the Canadian folk-rock outfit as art-pop aesthetes with a sharply surreal line in political commentary" - GUARDIAN. Stereogum on “Robber” - “Look, even if you loved the recent Weather Station albums as much as we did, you are not prepared for “Robber.” It marks a whole new sound for Lindeman, one based in tension-building jazz rhythms and disembodied saxophones and slow-then-all-encompassing melodies; she’s abandoned any remaining vestiges of folk for an elusive strain of rock music here. “Robber” blew me away the first time I heard it and it is, frankly, an incredible song.”
The New York Times on “Robber” - “Moving away from the Joni Mitchell-inspired folk of her previous albums, she embraces a sound more akin to the spacious and vaguely uneasy compositions of Talk Talk, allowing her music to more effectively take up big, billowing questions."
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