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If you tuned out Damon & Naomi after a pair of disappointing solo LPs and a series of rather aimless records as one half of the Magic Hour, Playback Singers is a great chance to get reacquainted — it's easily their best full-length effort to date, with a haunting beauty recalling the glory days of the Galaxie 500 era. Where so often before the duo's songs evaporated in the mists of their atmospheric production, each track here possesses a form and shape that lends the music a much-needed gravitational center — for all of their ghostly ambience, highlights like "Turn of the Century" and "In the Sun" also resonate on a deeper emotional level, achieving a finely wrought balance between sound and spirit.


Genre: Alternative

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Following the 1991 breakup of the seminal trio Galaxie 500, drummer Damon Krukowski and bassist Naomi Yang planned to retire from music; stung by the group's bitter disintegration and left without a label due to the bankruptcy of Rough Trade, after issuing a lone 1991 EP under the name Pierre Etoile, the couple opted to concentrate on running Exact Change, the small surrealist publishing house they founded the year prior. Occasionally, however, they dragged their instruments out of mothballs and...
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