This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

LIARS

Sisterworld

Label: Mute

Format: CD

Genre: Rock

In stock

€16.99
+
-
Sisterworld finds Liars taking another turn. The noise bursts of their latter work is gone, and so is the rhythm of their early releases. Sparse, epic, eclectic, shape shifting, and somewhat optimistic, Sisterworld is accessible and bizarre. It’s even pretty at times (see the, like, almost tender vocals and Cocteau Twins-like synth swells on “Too Much Too Much”). “Here Comes All the People” boasts cinematic strings, and “Drip” is a slow burning, glacial lament to lull you before being slung against the wall on “Scarecrows on a Killer Slant.” The trademark chanting of Angus Andrew stamps “Proud Evolution”  – the only mark that this is a Liars track, as this song acts as the group’s first real foray into remarkably majestic dream pop. “I Still Can See An Outside World” adopts the popular ’90s post rock quiet-loud dynamic, yet while looking to the future (for example, the guitars are tuned in a way in which the riffs sound backwards… take a listen below). Epic shoegaze punk finds its way on “The Overachievers.”"Goodnight Everything” begins with samples of, perhaps, androids being built on the assembly line over a snaky guitar line, which snowballs into a battle march. Raping and pillaging ensues. So, the common denominator here is that Liars have moved from the garage to outer space. Sisterworld is large and expansive, sounding close to some sort of vague concept record without coming off as pretentious or wanky. Liars drop another nickle in the awesome jar, and perhaps have earned a spot on the “most underrated” list over the past decade.
Details
Cat. number: mut94292cd
Year: 2010

Related products

WOOF 7 INCHES
CD | €14.50
Rock Power
Vinyl LP | €18.90
Anywhere
CD | €12.00
Pale Bloom
CD | €16.00
Home Sweet Home
CD | €13.00
Jack Ruby
LP | €17.90
Too Old To Die Young
Vinyl LP | €14.99
Musiciens - Magiciens
LP | €17.90
Little Things
CD | €12.99
Scales
Vinyl LP | €15.90
You Only Live Once
CD | €10.00
Milesago
CDx2 | €25.00
Emotional Planet
Vinyl LP | €16.90
Smalltown Supersound On Fire
Vinyl LPx2 | €12.99
Detaching From Satan
Vinyl LP | €16.90
I
TAPE | €6.00
Sailor Man
Vinyl LP | €13.00
La Bas (1987-1992)
CD | €16.90
Faults
Vinyl 10” | €9.99
Dump The Body In Rikki Lake
CD | €11.99
Mantricoom
2xCDr | €11.00

More by LIARS

Leopard On My Right
Picture Vinyl 7” + DVD | €18.99