Label: Columbia - COL 497464 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Norway • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
The Other Fool 2. Upstairs-Downstairs 3. Big Surprise 4. Walkin' with J. Never Let You Out 6. Whip That Ghost Song for a Bro' 7. Stained Glass 8. My Best Friend 9.
Apart from the 60's inspired songwriting and lust arrangements, also the cleaner Whip That Ghost - Motorpsycho - Let Them Eat Cake are noteworthy, featuring more contributions from guitarist Hans Magnus Ryan's soft and tender voice. But also Bent Saether holds back his grittier side and indulges voluntarily in Beatles alike harmonies and pleasant melodies.
My favorites of the album are the moody 'Stained Glass' which reminds me of Ryan Adams no not Bryanand the experimental ''. I believe each Motorpsycho album must be met on its own terms and appreciated for what it tries to bring, it's a trait I appreciate in many of my favorite bands and it also lifts Motorpsycho output to a higher level for me.
This one may suit my taste less then the previous album but it's certainly not inferior in terms of quality. Not a Prog album but sure one that might interest fans of psych-tinged pop with an experimental edge. Let Them Eat Cake was Motorpsycho's first true foray into pop. For that shocking reason it is probably, to their fans, one of the more famous albums, along with the most ambitious heavy prog offering, Heavy Metal Fruit.
Cake is filled with breezy pop rock songs, fueled by strings, horns, orga Ridiculously well instrumented, melancholy, crazy psyche pop. Out of their discography, I'd say it is most similar to the Fishtank session, Whip That Ghost - Motorpsycho - Let Them Eat Cake did with Jaga Jazzist.
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