White Lung’s pummeling second album, Sorry, isn’t for the faint of heart. “I’m the disease that you’ve already caught,” frontwoman Mish Way spits on “I Rot,” one of 10 punk bursts driven by tension-filled riffs, frantic drum assaults and macabre lyrics. Yet Sorry‘s violent imagery is also deeply poetic – more Plath than Poe – and the album has plenty of melodic moments (unexpected chorus harmonies on “Bag,” lively guitar spikes on “Take The Mirror” and “St. Dad”) to temper the aggression. Urgent and inspiring.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.22.14 in Galleries
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