April 12, 2024

The Vacant Lots – Interiors (Album – Fuzz Club Records)

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Genre/Influences: Dream-Pop, Shoegaze.

Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl.

Background/Info: The Vacant Lots strike back with their fifth studio album to date. The American duo is driven by  Jared Artaud and Brian MacFadyen.

Content: “Interiors” sounds diversified but always getting back to a strong Dream-Pop and Shoegaze basis which is reinforced by Cold-Wave elements. This work reminds me of bands like New Order, The Neon Judgement and The Jesus And Mary Chain.

+ + + : I praise this work for its eclectic approach. The songs have been composed with great guitar playing -especially for the Shoegaze cuts, while featuring sexy vocal parts -excelling at “Evacuation”.

– – – : I regret the work is only featuring 8 cuts while I didn’t hear a true, potential hit. 

Conclusion: “Interior” is a fully enjoyable work bringing different influences together.

Best songs: “Evacuation”, “Amnesia”, “Endgame”.

Rate: 7½.

Artist: www.thevacantlots.com / www.facebook.com/THEVACANTLOTS

Label: http://fuzzclub.com / www.facebook.com/FuzzClubRecords

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