Thursday, February 14, 2008

Your Daily Lick: Xiu Xiu

Women as Lovers (Kill Rock Stars)

By Nate Seltenrich
Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 4:11 PM

Jamie Stewart's most accessible batch of songs yet is still pretty freaky. His voice is a whisper, his melodies are ghostly, and his songs are populated with unidentifiable sounds. But by reducing his emotional distance and allowing his songcraft to mature, Stewart found what he probably always wanted: art for all of us.

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