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Ascend to the Stars

Last Days of April

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Album Review

With a '60s jangle that would suit the Anniversary, Sweden's Last Days of April abandons their hardcore roots for a gentle pop sensibility that recalls the Kings of Convenience and Turin Brakes. Ascend to the Stars' opening track, "Angel Youth," crunches like Bends-era Radiohead, and the gurgling electronic arrangement on "Piano" begins like an optimistic OK Computer. Only "Playerin" seems to resort to punk rock momentum, and that song is excellent nonetheless. The more you listen to it, the more Ascend to the Stars sounds like the quiet, alternate-universe follow-up to The Bends. It's not the most strikingly original album of 2002, but it is certainly one of the most emotionally rewarding.

Biography

Formed: Stockholm, Sweden

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

The Swedish indie pop band Last Days of April is composed of Karl Larsson (vocals/guitar), Lars Taberman (guitar), Andreas Fornell (drums), and Daniel Svenfors (bass). They came together in 1996 and found themselves a part of the Swedish hardcore scene by the next year thanks to the success of their demo. "Untold" and "Never Apart" were popular singles and Tim Bertilsson of Trust No One Records was taken by the band's sweet rock sound. In 1997, Last Days of April issued a self-titled effort while...
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