Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Your Daily Lick: Colossal Yes

Charlemagne's Big Thaw (Ba Da Bing Records)

By Nate Seltenrich
Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 1:13 PM

Don't be ashamed if you hear a bit of Ben Folds in this Oakland band's sound; the similar vocal tones and shared passion for upbeat piano-rock are inesecapable. Beyond that, Colossal Yes' sound is more outside and post-modern: flutes, harpsichord, and guitars (both buzzsaw and twanged-out) inhabit songs that are circuitous and unpredictable.

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