Big Thief

Two Hands

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      雲瑯愣了一下問道︰“你覺得這樣做不該?”   趙破奴剛來,有些放不開,勉強吃了半屜包子就說已經吃飽了,準備去干活了。天天操   好在這些軍卒知道霍去病,雲瑯,曹襄這三人都是高級軍官,不敢干出格的事情,如果只有趙破奴一個人,他一定早就被這些憤怒的北大營將士撕碎了。天天干   好在謝長川似乎沒有听見孟度的話,笑呵呵的將文牘還給了雲瑯,然後對在座的所有人道︰“現在商議一下軍功的分配,老夫就算了,不跟年輕人爭,多好的後生啊,該有個出頭露面的好機會……”   雲瑯笑道︰“以前有過這樣的事情麼?”丁香婷婷   “戰死了,就是我大漢的英烈,我霍去病不管你們在他生前有什麼仇恨,他死了,而且是戰死了,那麼,此事到此為止,如果有不滿,可以找我霍去病,我們回到長安之後一起好好的算算!如果真的有人拉下臉面去對付戰死袍澤的遺孤,霍去病雖有一口氣在,也絕不甘休!” Following quickly on the heels of the spacey, artful U.F.O.F. -- by five months, to be exact -- Big Thief's fourth long-player, Two Hands, was recorded just days after its contrasting sister album. However, while U.F.O.F. was tracked at a wooded facility outside of Seattle, the band deliberately moved to the 100-plus-degree environs of a desert studio west of El Paso for Two Hands. The humid-versus-dry distinction makes for a convenient musical simile, as Two Hands commits to a crisper, more jagged sound on a rawer set of indie rock songs. Though less improvised-sounding on the whole than its predecessor, the loose Two Hands was recorded live with few overdubs by the same crew (producer Andrew Sarlo and engineer/mixer Dom Monks, though drummer James Krivchenia helped mix this time around). The album opens with "Rock and Sing," a short, lullaby-like introduction. Typically intimate lyrics from singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker sound more stream of consciousness than composed on the track, with lines like "Hand me that cable/Plug into anything/I am unstable/Rock and sing, rock and sing." It's followed by catchier album highlight "Forgotten Eyes," which settles into the visceral, full-band folk-rock of Big Thief's earlier albums but with a distinctly immediate recording quality. (Though any such descriptions are relative in the case of this band.) Likewise living and breathing, the simmering "Not" has a slightly out-of-breath Lenker delivering near-constant lyrics alongside insistent drums, fuzzy guitar chords, and dissonant, impulsive guitar effects until the song breaks open into a sometimes-screeching jam just past the midway point. Other songs on Two Hands are memorable for different reasons, such as the quirkier guitar tones of the skittering "Two Hands," the folksy harmonies of "Replaced" (by guitarist/co-writer Buck Meek), and the stark tenderness of "Wolf" ("How you seem to follow through/On everything you yearn for"). While it's hard to talk about Two Hands in 2019 without the context of the stunning U.F.O.F., the album's quality stands on its own, offering its own grade of intimacy, sound, and feel for alternate moods.

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