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Swervedriver - Mezcal Head


1993
Label: A&M Records - 31454 0129 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock •
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After the spotty but promising RaiseEngland's Swervedriver put it all together in a big way. Right from the opening "For Seeking Heat," one can tell this is one of the hottest albums of -- certainly it's the hottest-produced album.

The album explodes with the first onslaught of guitars and keeps up the crackling, monstrous, gargantuan feel thereafter. Add to that some pretty massive melodies they've never before displayed a heretofore hidden pop sensecomplete with pond-deep Swervedriver - Mezcal Head and harmonies, especially the splendid harmonies that enliven the all-powerful "Blowin' Cool" chorus, the LP standout track along with "Duel.

Additionally, the wah-wah here is used more judiciously, making it more of a flavor element. In the end, though, it's these tremendous songs -- a dozen unique, never-repeating compositions, so big and bold they latch on with the first play and kick your ass without seeming like they tried hard to do it -- that are the benefit of increased confidence, direction, and the bulging, steam-edge production. Behind the mixing desk, this is by far the best work yet by Alan Moulder RideBoo Radleys ; this is the warmest, biggest, most dynamite-loud yet clean sound he and Swervedrivertogether has ever achieved.

The band's new lineup new rhythm section is tighter and more flexible, with nicer bottom end and stylistic touches, while also being precise -- the otherwise unnecessary jam at the end Swervedriver - Mezcal Head "Last Train to Satansville" is redeemed somewhat The Music Turns Me On (Groovement Latino Dub) - Various - DJs Only 122 the bass and drums' disciplined two-note pounding.

The only minor flaws are that some of the songs seem to go on a little too long, and some of the really good songs on the second half of the LP aren't quite as breathtaking as the first half, but that's getting greedy; most bands would kill for this side two. In any case, this is one whale of a record. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country.

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Blowin' Cool. MM Abduction. Last Train to Satansville. Harry and Maggie. A Change Swervedriver - Mezcal Head Gonna Come. Girl on a Motorbike. You Find It Everywhere. For Seeking Heat Swervedriver. Duel Swervedriver. Blowin' Cool Swervedriver. Pouring Rain - Ho-Saï* - Pouring Rain Abduction Swervedriver. Last Train to Satansville Swervedriver.

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