A horrible hack

Grumbling Fur

Furfour

Year Released: 2016
Format: Download
Label: Thrill Jockey
 
Reviewed by Captain Fidanza on Sep 12, 2016
It would of course be remiss of me not to begin this review with a reference to the fantastic Glaswegian band of the 1990s with a fairly similar name to this outfit. However, whereas The Yummy Fur sounded like Mars fronted by the son of Rab C Nesbitt, the music produced by their near namesakes is a far more diverse and experimental affair, ranging from the demented fairground music of opening track Strange the Friends to the lo-fi electronica of Golden Simon.

Some of the songs sound like demos the Pet Shop Boys might have made in their bedroom with an 8-track, but who amongst us is going to complain about that?


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