Daily Download: "The Shepherd & the Chauffeur," A Northern Chorus

Brooding, dramatic music from Canadian band a Northern Chorus.


Salon Staff
May 25, 2005 11:01AM (UTC)

I'd never heard of Canadian band a Northern Chorus until their new CD arrived in my mailbox a while back, but they had me at the title: "Bitter Hands Resign." Like that title, the music is a little bit dramatic and a lot gorgeous, all brooding shoe-gaze crescendos and perfect Low-style harmonies. The lyrics are a little questionable in places ("You'd always said you'd never let yourself be an accessory to mediocrity" kind of kills the mood for me). But, like I said, they had me at the title.


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