[Grief] The Endless Knot, what do we think of it?

Grant Regnaert tripreset at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 22 17:04:12 PDT 2007


I quite enjoy the album myself...a LOT!  Especially since this is the first 
album (aside from the TG Now EP) that TG's put out in over 25 yrs.
While their are really only 2-3 songs that I find to be "okay", the rest of 
the album I find very enjoyable & definitely still has that TG sound to it.

I also notice that whenever I play it, the 67 min. seem to fly by quite 
quickly...and whenever that happens, that's always a good sign of a great 
album IMO.
As I've listened to albums that were only 35 - 40 minutes long and I can't 
WAIT 'till their over as they aren't that great musically.
Sure it's not the 70's anymore & it doesn't sound quite as "new", or "fresh" 
& "raw", as it did in the 70's ( especially since we've been desentized to 
the 70's-80's sound as we've heard it all a ba-zillion times now.
But all in all, The Endless Knot still kicks ass in my book.

GRR



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>From: David Bourgoin <david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk>
>Reply-To: grief at hollyfeld.org
>To: grief at hollyfeld.org
>Subject: Re: [Grief] The Endless Knot, what do we think of it?
>Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 23:48:24 +0100 (BST)
>
>I rather like it.... it's not the best album I've ever
>heard and first impressions were that a large chunk of
>it sounded like Coil with Balance missing but it grew
>on me and I really enjoy it now. I think the TG Now EP
>seemed really exciting at the time as it had been so
>long since any new TG material had been released so it
>sort of filled a hole.
>
>The Endless Knot being finished and then taking
>another year to actually get out into the public
>domain sort of dampened the expectation quite a lot
>and it became more of a "thank f**k it's finally out"
>rather than the exciting event it should have been.
>
>I still think it's a great piece of work and very few
>bands that reform ever pull off anything near as good.
>I'm now looking forward to the DVD box and the Nico
>cover album... hopefully there won't be the stupidly
>long delays on these ones.
>
>Dave B
>
>
>
>--- Stephen Robinson
><heiferboy at robinsonworld.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > So it's been out for a while, I've listened to it
> > loads, and I'm still
> > rather underwealmed.
> >
> > I thought the 4 tracks on NOW were about as good as
> > anything they've ever
> > done, with the exception of a couple of tracks the
> > last album just sorta
> > drifts past me...
> >
> >
> > --
> > I wrote this on my Amiga One runing OS4, now with
> > screen dragging
> > http://os4.hyperion-entertainment.biz/
> >
> >
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