Went major CD buying last month and got myself the latest Travis CD.
It is good. It is the best.
I'm not kidding and I'm not paid for this but being a fan of Travis for the past umpteen years watching them scale high, bump into Coldplay painfully (and I love Coldplay too), crash and seeing a dark album later surfacing, the latest CD is almost like a breakthrough. You can feel Travis is coming back. Good Scottish rock and alternative sounds, sad lyrics OR happy lyrics, sad sounding. Travis always likes to put the irony back in your life if you find yourself taking yourself a wee bit too seriously :).
Resurrected, blessed and out to convert, with a vengeance and a dagger between its teeth. Here goes..
|The Boy With No Name|
A welcome return
This IS rare quality ...
At their best
Sweet stuff as per usual
See details at Amazon by G-Tools
Selfish Jane is VERY good (plays on the phrase selfish gene) http://youtube.com/watch?v=G0sES3nzgsU and the youtube video is hilarious and clever. All things British become very hip if you read the lyrics and no amount of topshopping can hold sole claim to the array of British images that are linked in this song. The nice Iggy Pop drum entry.
Everything I love about London and about UK is somehow embodied in this album. You must listen to it to be haunted by it. An excellent break up song too :p