Category: Rock

The Horrors - Strange House (Vinyl, LP, Album)


  1. According to review aggregator website Metacritic, the record was met with "universal critical acclaim", receiving a normalised score of 82% based on 19 reviews.. On 21 July , the album was announced as one of the 12 albums shortlisted for the year's Mercury Prize award. Primary Colours was named the best album of the year by NME and in they named it the th greatest album of all time.
  2. I listened to The Horrors when they first came out with Strange House in early , but for some reason I stopped for a few years. I really don't know why, but then a few weeks ago my friend told me that they had come out with a new album, and that their new .
  3. Recorded over 15 months in the band’s east London studio-laboratory-bunker with co-producer Craig Silvey, it’s the follow-up to the band’s debut Strange House, the Mercury-nominated Primary Colours (), and the critically-acclaimed Skying () – a record that entered the charts at No. 5, featured prominently in the end-of-year magazine/newspaper polls, and was anointed NME's.
  4. Strange House, an Album by The Horrors. Released 5 March on Loog (catalog no. ; CD)/5(4).
  5. With their debut album, Strange House, they push their sound forward, distill it to its rawest essence, and give it a few funhouse mirror twists and turns for good measure. Almost half of the songs on the album already appeared on previous Horrors releases, but the ever-so-slightly cleaner production here gives more definition to their black-on-black sound.8/
  6. A mess of sharp elbows, big hair, feedback and monochrome clothes, THE HORRORS return with Primary Colours; a brand new album produced by Geoff Barrow of PORTISHEAD. Critics have scrambled all over the place, referencing goth, rockabilly, surf, post-punk and every artist from Joe Meek to THE FALL to The B52s to describe 'The Horrors' sound/5(49).
  7. The Horrors are Faris Badwan (lead vocals), Tom Furse (keyboards, synthesizer), Joshua Third (guitar), Joe Spurgeon (drums), Rhys Webb (bass). They formed in and haven't released new music since their critically acclaimed album Luminous/5(56).
  8. The Horrors debut album, Strange House, is actually pretty exceptional. Part sinister Cramps-style gothic rockabilly and part organ-fueled '60s psychedelia, delivered at a nervy post-Libertines rattle, you'd be lying if you were to venture these 11 tracks were especially original/5(32).

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