Big Thief

Two Hands

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    “她一面說一面啜泣︰‘我就是治好了也沒有什麼意思,因為他??河北快3开奖今天 速度對于人的心靈和肉體都起一種使人陶醉、又使人麻醉的作用。汽車 剛駛離大道,噴著油煙開進空曠的田野,我立刻感到全身奇怪地放松下來。 司機開車很猛。路旁的樹木、電線桿都像被巨斧砍倒,斜著往後面倒去。村 子里的房屋就像在一幅搖擺不定的圖畫里,東倒西歪,搖搖晃晃。一塊塊白 色的里程碑像從地下跳出來似的,旋即又縮了回去,簡直叫人來不及看清上 面的數字。我從迎面襲來的風的猛勁感覺到,我們是以多麼大膽的速度在迅 猛飛馳。不過,使我更加驚訝的卻是我自己的生活似乎也在同時以飛奔的速 度流逝︰在這短短幾小時里我作出了多少決定啊!平時具有細微的千差萬別 的各種感覺,總是在游移的願望、朦朧的意圖和最終的實施之間飄浮搖擺。 心靈最隱秘的樂趣在于先忐忑不安地玩弄種種決心,然後再以行動來使這些 決心付諸實現。可是這一次一切都以夢一樣的速度向我劈頭蓋腦地打來,正 像在隆隆作響的汽車馳過的時候,村落、街道、樹木、草地全都搖搖晃晃地 在車後消失,蹤跡全無,不復再現一樣,迄今為止組成我每天生活內容的一 切,現在霎時間也將同樣飛馳而去,什麼軍營啊,前程啊,伙伴們啊,開克 斯法爾伐一家啊,府邪啊,我的房間啊,馴馬場啊,我整個表面上看來如此 穩定、安排得如此妥當的生活,啊,將全都成為過去。僅僅一個小時就把我 的內部世界徹底改變了。河北快3开奖今天走势 說罷他很快改變嗓音,接著大聲地說了幾句,為了讓隔開兩個房間的人 也能听到︰ “我知道,”我說道,“我很感謝你。” 不過巴林凱大約從我這兩句話後面听出了微微的失望(他自己可能經歷河北快3开 麼事情,我就用不著自己往那里跑一趟了。他幾乎每天都出城去關心一下那 可憐的姑娘,給她作個伴。” Following quickly on the heels of the spacey, artful U.F.O.F. -- by five months, to be exact -- Big Thief's fourth long-player, Two Hands, was recorded just days after its contrasting sister album. However, while U.F.O.F. was tracked at a wooded facility outside of Seattle, the band deliberately moved to the 100-plus-degree environs of a desert studio west of El Paso for Two Hands. The humid-versus-dry distinction makes for a convenient musical simile, as Two Hands commits to a crisper, more jagged sound on a rawer set of indie rock songs. Though less improvised-sounding on the whole than its predecessor, the loose Two Hands was recorded live with few overdubs by the same crew (producer Andrew Sarlo and engineer/mixer Dom Monks, though drummer James Krivchenia helped mix this time around). The album opens with "Rock and Sing," a short, lullaby-like introduction. Typically intimate lyrics from singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker sound more stream of consciousness than composed on the track, with lines like "Hand me that cable/Plug into anything/I am unstable/Rock and sing, rock and sing." It's followed by catchier album highlight "Forgotten Eyes," which settles into the visceral, full-band folk-rock of Big Thief's earlier albums but with a distinctly immediate recording quality. (Though any such descriptions are relative in the case of this band.) Likewise living and breathing, the simmering "Not" has a slightly out-of-breath Lenker delivering near-constant lyrics alongside insistent drums, fuzzy guitar chords, and dissonant, impulsive guitar effects until the song breaks open into a sometimes-screeching jam just past the midway point. Other songs on Two Hands are memorable for different reasons, such as the quirkier guitar tones of the skittering "Two Hands," the folksy harmonies of "Replaced" (by guitarist/co-writer Buck Meek), and the stark tenderness of "Wolf" ("How you seem to follow through/On everything you yearn for"). While it's hard to talk about Two Hands in 2019 without the context of the stunning U.F.O.F., the album's quality stands on its own, offering its own grade of intimacy, sound, and feel for alternate moods.

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