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Press Reviews for I See The Sign

It's been more than a decade since Moby reinvented vintage field recordings as space-age nightclub blues. Sam Amidon works similarly quirky alchemy here, reinventing public-domain songs (plus one modern-day ringer) as rustic mood music for watching distant super-novas explode. But the results have none of the musty aftertaste such a description implies, contrasting pretty sounds with violent lyrical undercurrents. The one contemporary song, R. Kelly's "Relief," fits perfectly alongside oldies from the Georgia Sea Island Singers, even sounding a prayerful note.

 

Spin Magazine (March 2nd 2010) ★★★★★★★★

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I See The Sign
Released on 19 April 2010
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All is Well
Released on 22 October 2007
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