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Future Lines - Stavanger Aftenblad (2009)

It begins with a disappointment. The previous records of Sleepyard is in fact so good that it feels wrong that the band now, new roads. But as the new Sufjan Stevens album, it's really spread talk of adding the prejudices behind them. It opens up for Oliver and Svein Kersbergen to take old Sleepyard in the new direction.

They do so by inviting people from large parts of the world with the disc.

It's obviously a huge coup to get with David Bowie's old pianist Mike Garson, and the damage does not have to bring in Spacemen 3 hero Sonic Boom on keyboards.

Musically, this is akin to pinorer as Claude Debussey, George Gershwin and Karlheinz Stockhausen and newer practitioners High Llamas and the aforementioned Sufjan Stevens. In addition, the rails the old Kersbergen admiration for the Beach Boys through the cuts like "Bionic exercise". It is all very delicious and should be completed prescription from the pharmacy as balm for the ears.

After coming over the immediate disappointment and then was seduced by kersbergen compositions, only a complaint remains: Many of the cuts here are so good that they deserve to be much longer. Two-three minutes is too scant. Fortunately, there are a bunch of long tracks here, too.

Best track: "Less than zero", "Rainy day vibration," "Bionic Exercise", "Tangerine road"

Geir Flat√łe - Stavanger Aftenblad