Sammy the Seal

“Face down, the worst has come true”

In vinyl on Friday, 2 September, 2011 at 7:16

Song: It’s Too Late
Artist: Asobi Seksu
Album: Asobi Seksu

I love the way this song washes over everything. I think I even prefer this to “Stay”, as far as early slow jams go. The quiet-loud dynamic is nothing special, especially for a band with shoegazey roots and influences, but I still think 3:14 is cool, as well as the final crescendo that starts at 4:21 slowly builds and picks up speed, releasing a torrent of noise just before the six-minute mark. Without that last three minutes, it’d be just another slow, introspective, aww-pretty piece. Delicious.

  1. […] sad now, no more 6+ minute songs– they only have three, plus this and this. I tend not to favor extended jams, but I really like theirs. Very noisy and cathartic, with lots […]

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