Even noise guys need break-up albums, records that can pull them out of their funk without making them feel like complete assholes-- and simply put, Death From Above 's second album and Vice Records debut, You're a Woman, I'm a Machine , is the answer.
You're a Woman comes as an unexpected and almost regrettable delight in that sense-- it has the attitude, but possibly too much substance, for a true Vice Records release.
This is high-gloss, feel-better noise-rock that balances riff-heavy micro-Sabbath bravado with a tenderness quite foreign to the current Providence-born noise scene of which DFA79 may not be considered to be their contemporaries after You're a Woman. Some might bemoan the album's accessibility, but that's hooks, actual song structure, and broken hearts for you: By turning the rock knob down a notch, DFA79 have kept You're a Woman loud and nasty and ensured a cohesion and unusual degree of listenability-- something that the harder, better, and admittedly more authentic Lightning Bolt still hasn't been able to do in concert or on record.
Cold War 4. Go Home, Get Down 5. Going Steady 6. Little Girl 7. Pull Out 8. Romantic Rights 9. Sexy Results Turn It Out Cheeeek that out dude. Lead RIFFs:. Bad selection. And that's the album's greatest strength: it's a riff-a-second ride. For anyone in need of something to gyrate and head bang to, here's your pink ticket. Keeler and Sebastien Grainger dragging a hideously drunk bass riff kicking and screaming out of a second-rate strip club. Elsewhere, "Going Steady" punk-funks across the stage and you can picture Grainger actually cooing over a girl in the front row.
First single "Romantic Rights" and album closer "Sexy Results" both fall the closest toward the dance-punk single category.
Geez, seriously, the more I listen to You're a Woman, I'm a Machine , the more I think this band is the culmination of two years of market focus research in the independent rock elite.
They've hit something big by creating a Yeah Yeah Yeahs meets Lightning Bolt romp minus the off-putting freak out of the new Liars album. All songs were published by Casino Steel Publishing Inc. Vocalist and drummer Sebastien Grainger gave the song "Black History Month" its title simply because it was written in February. According to a post made by bassist Jesse F. Keeler on the band's forum, the song title "Sexy Results" is taken from The Simpsons. The episode " Pygmoelian " from the television series features the running line " The album's name is a play on a quote in the mini-series pilot of the reboot of Battlestar Galactica where Caprica Six tells Gaius Baltar "I'm a woman," to which he responds "You're a machine".
She is also the subject of the song "Little Girl" off the album. The album has sold , copies worldwide according to the Toronto Star and gone gold 50, sold in the band's native Canada. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Death from Above The Chemical Sound Studio Plateau.Dec 15, · It's time for the drum and distorted bass duo explosion. Lightning Bolt showed the world it could be done with as much punishment as possible, Whirlwind Heat showed us how pretentiously lame it could sound, and Death From Above are here to show us how extremely dance metal it can sound. Read 'extremely dance metal' as 'as sexy as ugly can be.' The Montreal duo's debut, You're a Woman 4/5.