Label: Merge Records - MRG267,Pointy - POINT017LP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
Rebounding after the ever-so-slightly samey feel of The Violet HourStrange Geometry reinvigorates the Clientele 's literate, wistful indie pop with fresh doses of emotion, invention, and wit. As the Arthur Machen quote in the album's liner notes suggests, Strange Geometry is as much about London as it is about introspection and lost love: virtually every song on the album makes characters out of the tenement lines, gardens, trees, streets, and buildings that make up the city.
In fact, these songs are so thematically tight that they resemble a collection of poems and short stories set to music, particularly on the largely spoken word "Losing Haringey," a breakup note to London with wonderfully evocative lyrics like "I was Sack O’ Woe - Various - Feelin’ Soulful an underexposed photo of Despite a few sleepy moments on the album's second half, Strange Geometry has more flair and movement than Violet Hourand perfects the band's ability to be uplifting and heartbreaking at the same time.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date October 11, Track Hyvä Fiilis - Justimus - Wunderboy. Since K Got Over Me.
The Clientele. My Own Face Inside the Trees. When I Came Home from the Party. Geometry of Lawns. Step into the Light. Losing Haringey. Six of Spades. Spotify Amazon.
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