Tuesday, May 26, 2009

before anything further, just look at this

Isn't that the most amazing thing you've ever seen? I love this album cover. It fills me with so much joy, I crack a wide grin every time I see the happy chimp's O-faced mug. Look at him playing the keys and singing with the crooner behind him. Makes you wanna hear what they're singing about.

Anyway, the above album cover is from Spark's Exotic Creatures Of The Deep, which came out last year. It's a very vocal-heavy album, with a lot of haunting key arrangements and sparse, yet fittingly heavy percussion at opportune moments. It's kind of what you'd expect to hear if the Phantom of the Opera wanted to do a pop album. Here's a track:

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