Red House Painters [II]

Red House Painters [II]

by Red House Painters

CD

$11.35 $11.99 Save 5% Current price is $11.35, Original price is $11.99. You Save 5%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Want it by Monday, October 22  Order now and choose Expedited Shipping during checkout.

Overview

Red House Painters [II]

The second of two self-titled 1993 efforts, this Red House Painters collects the remaining tracks from the remarkably fruitful sessions which also launched the earlier, superior album. Far more experimental in nature, it opens with "Evil," an almost painfully slow and withdrawn song which acutely sets the album's haunting, dark tone. While not everything works -- the electric version of "New Jersey" pales in comparison to the previous set's acoustic rendition, while the cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "I Am a Rock" is overripe -- both the unrequited love song "Bubble" and the dysfunctional "Uncle Joe" rank among Mark Kozelek's most perfectly realized compositions, and the closer, a marvelously downbeat reading of "The Star Spangled Banner," allows the group's often unsung black humor to seep to the surface.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/02/1999
Label: 4ad / Ada
UPC: 0652637301625
catalogNumber: 73016
Rank: 59697

Album Credits

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews