Classic New Zealand band plays what might be the ultimate climate change anthem if you listen to it just right:
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
I'm not sure if that's what it's actually about, but it sounds pretty perfect against our wildfire-scented hundred-degree air in (checks calendar) June.
I like the fact that Brian Crook (100% underappreciated guitar genius) misses a lot of notes in exactly the right way. I like the way that Peter Stapleton veers from playing drum iambs to playing trochees without warning, as he has been doing for decades. Another scorched/scorching guitar solo that sounds like the end of the world. Perfect.
The album itself gets lost in the weeds a bit at times, but when it hits it hits.