I am a horribly worthless person who, no matter how hard he tries, always dissapoints and damages those around him. This music is the next best thing to committing suicide, so thank you Leyland. You're helping me a great deal.
Favorite track: Tonight is the last night of the World.
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this album has given me one of the most impactful musical experiences I've ever had. It was driving me crazy while I was listening to it, but somehow it managed to hook me, so I couldn't help but listen to it again and again and again. If it isn't art in its true form, then I don't know how to call it. Ivan Seal and The Caretaker, thank you for releasing this masterpiece. deebrok
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This album evokes so much emotion. It is a profound experience from beginning to end, partly due to Kirby's skill in exploring a devastating mental illness.
At the same time, it transplants some of the beauty of a bygone era into one that feels so sterile by comparison.
But the music had to take the difficult route to get here. The meaning and elegance is preserved, but it has lost its shine.
All you'll want to do is get back there, even though you haven't been there before. indierising
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To me, this is the most dreary and desolate sounding Caretaker record.
In "Patience (After Sebald)", the mechanical noise that is synonymous with "Haunted Ballroom" recordings has been dialed up to a point where it becomes almost grading at times.
Yet still, this album manages to be one of Leyland Kirby's most immersive projects. Dylan Zayas