…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Lost Songs - RICHTER SCALE/SUPERBALL
FILTER Grade: 84%
By Adam Pollock on November 8, 2012
Trail Of Dead’s eighth full-length is a blistering jackhammer of fuzzed-out guitars and searing vocals that reminds us that these boys haven’t let their foot off the accelerator since the mid ’90s. A welcome noise to these mandolin and Simon & Garfunkel–influenced days, Lost Songs is anything but: muscular songwriting, enviable melodies, ferocious playing, dazzling production. It’s wondrous catharsis in four-minute segments.