Sunday, January 18, 2009

Kyle Andrews

ARTIST / BAND: Kyle Andrews
SONGS (MP3): "Naked In New York"  / "Sushi" / "Wavering Between The Real And The Abstract"

ALBUM: Real Blasty!
FILE UNDER: Alternative / Acoustic / Electronica
LABEL: Elephant Lady Record
INFO: Real Blasty takes Andrews’ homespun tunes to a happier place—the words still tell their fair share of sad tales, but the sound is brighter, dancier and crackles with more mature technical dexterity. The opener, "Sushi," has evolved over the years into a fuzzed-out club track; as the emotional intensity rises he implores the object of his affection, "You gonna save me or not?" The irresistible, synth-heavy "Naked in New York" adds a slight edge to the proceedings, as waves of noise crash and recede, revealing a narrator desperate to hang onto an unstable woman.

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