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Sooo goood

Wrap your arms around me <3

Not For Everyone, But Absolutely Fantastic

The Knife bring such a different sound to the table than their previous records. The album starts off with one of my personal favorites, and maybe is the most accessible track on here, along with Without You My Life Would Be Boring. The first half of the album is the lighter side, and features a variety of instrumentation, including synths, tribal drums, flutes, and other sounds you would not expect. The second half is much darker, featuring more soundscapes and ambient cracks and hard sounds. This record will probably take at least two listen throughs to enjoy, because of its odd nature. Solid record that is a step up from The Knife's previous efforts, and I praise that. Not for everyone though, for sure. Can't wait to hear what they do next!

Yea it's different, but I like

Wacky but crazy good


Formed: 1999 in Stockholm, Sweden

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '00s, '10s

A brother-and-sister duo hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, the Knife take inspiration from vintage synth pop and forward-thinking electronic music, crafting a sound that is equally unsettling, playful, and beautiful. Olof and Karin Dreijer formed the Knife in 1999 and worked on their music in their home studios, releasing their first single, Afraid of You, in 2000 and their 2001 self-titled debut album on their own Rabid Records label. In 2003, the Knife were nominated for two Grammys, one for Best...
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