Paralytic Stalks at times resembles modern classical with its intricate compositions, while at others echoes of neo-prog, pseudo-country, and 60s pop can be heard.
Of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks 2012-pLAN9
RiP DATE: 2012-01-27
STORE DATE: 2012-02-07
GRABBER: EAC V0.99 prebeta 4
ENCODER: LAME v3.98.4
SiZE: 111.92 megs
BiTRATE: 259 kbps avg
Examples of these new elements abound throughout the record, notably on "Wintered Debts," which witnesses its hushed vocal and acoustic guitar intro giving way to a country shuffle replete with pedal steel guitar, as well as the flute-driven, ELO-inspired single "Dour Percentage."
Conceived on the fringe of a contemporary pop music landscape that seldom encourages listeners to dig beyond the surface level to receive satisfaction, Paralytic Stalks is the rare album with the audacity to DEMAND such a response.
1. Gelid Ascent 4:09
2. Spiteful Intervention 3:38
3. Dour Percentage 4:34
4. We Will Commit Wolf Murder 5:29
5. Malefic Dowery 2:36
6. Ye, Renew the Plaintiff 8:46
7. Wintered Debts 7:36
8. Exorcismic Breeding Knife 7:40
9. Authentic Pyrrhic Remission 13:15