|3.||"Killer In The Streets"|
|4.||"Wake Me Up"|
|1.||"A Hell Below"|
|2.||"The Rains Of May"|
|4.||"When Night Is Almost Done"|
Whilst The Raveonettes' ten-year career to date has largely consisted of variations on a theme (namely a glamorously simplistic boy/girl take on Phil Spector through a wall of fuzz, with nods naturally to the Jesus & Mary Chain) 'Pe'ahi' shows them stretching themselves out beyond both the pop song format and their usual garagey instrumentation, and it's a departure that suits them. The duo of Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo, with the help of producer Justin Meldal-Johnson (Nine Inch Nails, M83) delve into hip-hop beats, walls of sampled noise, harps and choirs, yet their ear for a hook and their pop sensibility never ceases to shine through the chaos. Not only their most adventurous, but also their most personal record to date, this is the sound of a band expanding their comfort zone with style.
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