Thursday, April 23, 2009

Patrick Wolf - The Bachelor

01. Kriespiel
02. Hard Times
03. Oblivion
04. The Bachelor
05. Damaris
06. Thickets
07. Count Of Casualty
08. Who Will
09. Vulture
10. Blackdown
11. The Sun Is Often Out
12. Theseus
13. Battle
14. The Messenger

A guest spot from actress Tilda Swinton is just one of many reasons to prick up your ears and listen to this fourth album from dashing English singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf. The album is comprised of two markedly different sets of songs, which begin with a collection that Wolf describes as “a nihilistic battle record.” Fortunately he demonstrates his softer side by dedicating the second half of the record to “battles of love,” a volte-face apparently triggered when he fell in love shortly before recording commenced. The album is titled The Bachelor, and Wolf’s desire to deviate from the beaten path of rock & roll has prompted him to sell shares in the

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