Published October 6, 2006
This Faroese melodrama doesn’t really focus on its strengths enough to create the rain-drenched mental murk it strives for, but there are slices of brilliance here, such as the cavernous, smoggy waft of Í Skuggum Av Sólini and Døgg’s indulgent croon. Too bad the strings and some of the guitar work tend to get a little bit too jazzy and plain, condensing the album’s mysterious fog into a pool of stagnant water. SE
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