Tuesday, 14 October 2014
My Favorite review on Louder Than War
"Named with all the hubris of Napoleon III strutting back into his uncle’s old office, it takes a position in their oeuvre equivalent to that of Bowie’s Let’s Dance or Roxy’s Dance Away. It’s even about dancing, sort of, and there are lyrical nods to the Duke and Bryan too. It’s middle aged My Favorite, which is only right and proper. “Too old to die young, too young to die slow” would be a fine opening couplet in any context, but as a scene setter for this melancholic meditation on the possibility of rebirth on the dancefloor, it’s devastating"
read the whole review here