Daily Download: "Suit of Fire," Parker and Lily

A Magnetic Fields-ish song of bitter, vicious melancholy.

By Salon Staff
March 29, 2005 1:01PM (UTC)
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New York duo Parker Noon and Lily Wolfe's third and last record, "The Low Lows," comes cloaked in great atmospheric swaths of reverb, which gives it a drowsy, drunken feel and also serves to muffle Parker's alternately mournful and bitter lyrics. "Suit of Fire" sounds like a Stephin Merritt track -- stuttering, trebly drum machine; analogue synth; morbid baritone.


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