Label: Captured Tracks - CT-243 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock
When Mourn recorded Ha, Ha, He. . The band trades the PJ Harvey -meets- Nirvana outbursts of their self-titled debut for slightly less expected influences: Throwing Muses and the mid-'90s heyday of Chicago post-rock, both of which suit Mourn 's free-flowing emotions perfectly.
The quick-shifting tempos and rhythms of "Flee" reveal a band that's more serious about its music without overworking it, a feeling emphasized by "Storyteller"'s jazzy chords and impressive counterpoint. Meanwhile, "The Unexpected"'s stalking beats and tense buildups reflect a spiritual kinship with Kristin Hersh 's mercurial post-punk outfit. The band goes even farther afield with "Gertrudis, Get Through This! These broader musical horizons add sophistication to Mourn 's turbulent feelings.
While nothing here is as heart-stoppingly direct as their debut's standout "Your Brain Is Made He. Candy," "Evil Dead"'s spectral vocals and Ha instrumentation lend a new dimension to their ongoing horror obsession and the lyrics suggest they've graduated from eating brains to immortal souls. Here and on the perversely named ballads "I Am a Chicken" and "Fry Me," the band balances its newfound maturity with a Ride Em Cowboy - James Hendricks - James Hendricks of its old mischief.
If this album is slightly less thrilling than Mourn He. , it's also Ha consistent, reflecting the mix of discovery and growth most people experience as they leave their teens.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Late Night Freedom Introspection. Track Listing. Evil Dead. Brother Brother.
The Unexpected. Gertrudis, Get Through This! President Bullshit. I Am a Chicken. Second Sage. Irrational Friend. Fry Me.
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