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comparisons, comparisons

From: Michael H Whitworth <m.h.whitworth_at_bangor.ac.uk>
Date: Mon 13 Jan 1997 - 09:37:36 PST

I can see where the Carter USM comparison would come in (sharp witty lyrics, forceful beat), but I think there's a whole lot more depth to Pat's voice (when he's singing), and though I'm not musicologist enough to analyse what this might correspond to, there's a whole lot more depth in the music (that nice rising guitar bit in the middle section? Okay, I'm not a musicologist at all . . .) Carter were witty and tuneful enough, but their stuff always sounded a bit production-line, a bit plastic, a bit one-dimensional. Perhaps that was the (post-modern) point though.

Musefully,

          Michael. Received on Mon Jan 13 09:37:36 1997

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