Originally Posted by nico1199
thanks for the info. greatly appreciated.
i like the album. they really wanted to show what the four of them as individuals could create and this is the result -- no synthesizers or extras, just pure, raw, sound. i don't think they were necessarily trying to top silent alarm (since apparently many people think that's their goal with each album). silent alarm will most likely always be their best album. their b-side tracks seem to outshine their album tracks though...
It's cool that you like it, I'm very fond of some of the tracks on it. Namely, V.A.L.I.S, Octopus, Truth and Day Four which I think is as good a song as they've ever done.
That was the kit Matt used to use with Bloc Party, a Pearl Session, finally remembered the name.