Album Review: The Hundred In The Hands


The Hundred In The Hands
The Hundred In The Hands
Label: Warp
Release Date: October 1

The Hundred In The Hands’ self-titled album was a puzzling listen not in the negative sense; just the lack of sleep has clouded my thoughts. After reading up on the Brooklyn duo, perhaps it was the intention of their self-titled debut to be a little, well, everywhere with influences spanning French disco to post-punk to 60’s pop – this is a band still finding its feet sound. Don’t get me wrong, some songs from their self-titled are fun and Eleanore Everdell’s vocals are ridiculously cute but it was just scattered. That said, a few key tracks shine on their own including “Pigeons”, “The Day Is Made” and “Dead Ending” the latter of which oozed with an effortless cool and disco daze reminiscent to the sounds of Chromatics or Broadcast. I’m a bit speechless this morning but I’ll leave you with this: The Hundred In The Hands’ self-titled debut is everything you know about the pop and electro genres all crammed in eleven songs – believe me, it’s all there.

[MP3] The Hundred In The Hands – Pigeons

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