Falling Down - The Lodger - Life Is Sweet (CD, Album)

Band leader Ben Siddall's songs are elegant gems of melodic construction; catchy, sure, but also full of clever turns of phrase and rhythmic hooks that add depth and elevate them into the realm of the truly special. And now we are very proud to bring you Life Is Sweet, their brand new album. Conceived of as a "proper" album rather just a bunch of songs, Ben, bassist Joe Margetts and drummer Bruce Renshaw have created what could be one of the top albums of , and certainly a great album in the long tradition of UK guitar pop.

More textural and varied that its predecessor, Life Is Sweet is still filled with gorgeous melodies and some of the catchiest tunes you'll ever have stuck in your ear, but it also is deeper and more thoughtful, full of emotional peaks and valleys.

Rather than just chip in with an album of "more of the same," the band has paid extra attention to the arrangements, with judicious use of string and acoustic guitars, lap steel and violin adding crucial detail and depth to the tunes. And what about the songs? These are easily the strongest batch of Lodger tunes yet.

Opener "My Finest Hour" is an upbeat charmer that reminds one of The Pale Fountains, setting a wistful tone for the rest of the album. First single "The Good Old Days" is pure Sound of Young Scotland energy; with it's scratchy riff, driving drums, sing-along chorus and bouncing bass it's bound to fill dancefloors for years to come. And so it goes - superb tune after superb tune, each one distinct from the others but taken together building Life Is Sweet into an assured example of the pop songwriter's and band's craft.

It's a true classic, a brilliantly written, produced and sequenced album that reveals new facets and produces new favorites with each listening. Tags Oakland. A Strange Dream. After School Special.

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It's a true classic, a brilliantly written, produced and sequenced album that reveals new facets and produces new favorites with each listening.

Vinyl lovers take note: the LP edition of Life Is Sweet is pressed on virgin vinyl and comes packaged in a gorgeous 60s-style heavy cardboard jacket.

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  1. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Lodger - Life Is Sweet at Discogs. Complete your The Lodger collection/5(7).
  2. May 27,  · Stream Life Is Sweet by The Lodger and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with My Finest Hour. My Finest Hour. Listen Now $ 2. The Good Old Days. The Good Old Days. Listen Now $ 3. Falling Down. Falling Down. Listen Now $ 4. Honey. Honey. IT IS A SOLID CD! FLASHBACKS WAS VERY 5/5(1).
  3. The Lodger's debut album, Grown-Ups, was a fine slice of indie pop that called to mind stellar groups like Orange Juice, the Wedding Present, and Heavenly, while making a case that they might someday be mentioned in that same class. Life Is Sweet is a step forward in both sound and song, and goes a long way toward making this thought a reality. The newly configured trio is driven as before by 8/
  4. Life Is Sweet by The Lodger, released 1. My Finest Hour 2. The Good Old Days 3. Falling Down 4. Honey 5. The Conversation 6. A Hero's Welcome 7. A Year Since Last Summer 8. An Unwelcome Guest 9. Running Low Nothing Left (To Say) Famous Last Words Since forming in , The Lodger have thrilled informed pop lovers with their special brand of classic English guitar pop.
  5. More textural and varied that its predecessor, Life Is Sweet is still filled with gorgeous melodies and some of the catchiest tunes you'll ever have stuck in your ear, but it also is deeper and more thoughtful, full of emotional peaks and valleys. Rather than just chip in with an album of "more of the same," the band has paid extra attention to.
  6. The Lodger – Life Is Sweet (Bad Sneakers) UK release date: cruel girl/but sublime”, sings Ben Siddall on Falling Down; “It’s a funny affair/Trying to address the people/you don’t care about anymore”, goes one of the most memorable lines on The Conversation, while on Nothing Left To Say he warns us that, “There’s.
  7. May 27,  · Check out Life Is Sweet by The Lodger on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on sputexovalcyde.sadoubmiveversreciperlozacansign.co5/5(1).
  8. Life Is Sweet, an album by The Lodger on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.
  9. The Lodger have never been the flashiest of bands. Much like the Wedding Present, they don’t make it on good looks, glamour, or media buzz. Instead, what makes them work is the earnest determination they apply to the music, the heads-down drive of the band, and the tightness of the overall sound.

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