The Horrors' Luminous

2014-02-24 by Hernan M. Campbell STAFF | 13 Comments
The Horrors will be releasing their highly anticipated 4th album, Luminous, on Cinco de Mayo (5th of May for all of you
unilingual individuals). The band have also uploaded the studio version of "I See You" in the form of a lyric video on
their youtube page. "I See You" continues to showcase the hazy, dream-pop sound of 2011's Skying, but while leaning
more towards an '80s-synth pop style.

The Horrors have spoken on several occasions in regards to the album's sound, and their individual descriptions of what
the music will inevitably sound like have incorporated some contradicting adjectives like 'danceable' and 'heavier.'
Frontman Faris Badwan has shed some light on the matter in a recent interview with NME. Badwan said that "it would be
misleading to say it’s got more guitars or more synths, because half the time the guitars sound like synths anyway. Is it
fair to say there’s more of everything?"

This statement actually coincides with a previous comment made by bassist Rhys Webb about the band "experimenting
with sounds." He confessed that the group was interested in moving in a "slightly heavier direction" after Skying,
confirming "that's happened in a way, but not in the sense that people would expect."

Give the song a listen because it's bloody good:


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SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 24th 2014
4474 Comments


I don't know why this came out without spacing between the paragraphs, I added them and they show up in the editing page, but whatever. I apologize for that.

Anyway, I'm very excited for this. I hope everything turns out as good as this track.

Monsieur
February 24th 2014
78 Comments


I'm sure this will be one of my favorites of the year.

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
February 24th 2014
7508 Comments


One of my most anticipated records this year.

Shuyin
February 24th 2014
12483 Comments


posted again, just in case we missed it

Nikkolae
February 24th 2014
4956 Comments


sehr gut

Digging: Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes - Blossom

Wadlez
February 24th 2014
4833 Comments


Damnnn girl

protonjon
February 25th 2014
110 Comments


I don't like the vocal delivery or the lyrics. The instrumental bit at the end is ok, but could have been more dynamic.

StrangerofSorts
Staff Reviewer
February 25th 2014
2846 Comments


Hope it's better than Skying - it was awful

Wadlez
February 25th 2014
4833 Comments


Wrong

StrangerofSorts
Staff Reviewer
February 25th 2014
2846 Comments


objectively definitely 100% certified not wrong

Wadlez
February 25th 2014
4833 Comments


Awful opinion

StrangerofSorts
Staff Reviewer
February 25th 2014
2846 Comments


why are we even here and not listening to the new The War on Drugs? (which is way better than stupid, skinny Horrors will ever be)

Wadlez
February 25th 2014
4833 Comments


We can share all of the lovely music



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