While Hill leers coolly, Maigaard gets sweaty, fulfilling the band's lurid promises. The only real problem with Louis XIV—and it's a big one—is that the quickest, dirtiest sex is rarely the most satisfying. It's hard to shake the empty feeling at the end of each these songs; The Best Little Secrets Are Kept has an inescapable, intentional tawdriness. Texas country artist Terry Allen has a sinister sense of humor that he uses to lighten up Just Like Moby Dick and add emotional depth to seemingly innocent situations.
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All rights reserved. Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. Powered by RebelMouse. With Louis XIV glam rock is back in big way. This time it's tame and unbelievable, but occasionally sexy, even if it is in a creepy way. Who Can I Be Now? Hitchcock, Quietly Suspenseful Hitchcock's silent films demonstrate that he was not only a master of visual storytelling but confidently made silents as though they had sound effects.
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Make no mistake - that Louis XIV often operate "under the influence" does not deny them their own distinct identity. Wednesday 6 November Thursday 7 November Friday 8 November Saturday 9 November Sunday 10 November Monday 11 November Tuesday 12 November Wednesday 13 November Thursday 14 November Friday 15 November Saturday 16 November Sunday 17 November Monday 18 November Tuesday 19 November Wednesday 20 November Thursday 21 November Friday 22 November Saturday 23 November Sunday 24 November Monday 25 November Tuesday 26 November Wednesday 27 November Thursday 28 November Friday 29 November Saturday 30 November Sunday 1 December Monday 2 December Tuesday 3 December Wednesday 4 December Thursday 5 December Friday 6 December Saturday 7 December Sunday 8 December Monday 9 December Tuesday 10 December Wednesday 11 December Rex boost complete with operatic backing vocals and funky handclaps, made the band's own with suitably dirty without the sweet lyrics.
The last song on the record, "Ball of Twine," even displays some sincerity, as Hill declares his love of classic rock with the lyrics "God save the Kinks and the music from the Big Pinks. Some people may find the band's mix of near-obscene lyrics, primal rock sound, and overtly sexual imagery somewhat offensive.