Label: Source - 7243 5 30696 2 9 • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition CD Maxi-Single, Enhanced, Limited Edition, Promo • Country: France • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock, Pop Rock
Part of the so-called quietcore movement in Britain, where folk meets pop. The Optimist is by turns delicate, impassioned, wistful, and androgynous. The lyrics come at the listener indirectly, quite a few of them refer to relationships in an angsty manner, and there are oblique ecological and anti-corporate references. Maybe this belies Ollie Knights ' film studies background, or it's alien ation fallout from Radiohead.
After repeat plays, the meanings of many of the songs are still a little obscure, but the feeling definitely grows. There seem to be traces of earthlings here and there — is that the spectral presence of the renowned Homosapien Paul Simon?
Despite the acoustic setting this is almost as weird and original as Mercury Rev or early Captain Beefheart. File under: I'm not sure what's going on here, but The Door (Clip) - Turin Brakes - The Optimist LP interesting.
Romantic Sad Sentimental. 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 The Door (Clip) - Turin Brakes - The Optimist LP Posts. Bittersweet Melancholy Reflective Yearning. Track Listing. Feeling Oblivion. Turin Brakes. Underdog Save Me. Emergency Future Boy. The Door. State of Things. By TV Light. The Road. Mind Over Money. The Optimist. Feeling Oblivion Turin Brakes.
Underdog Save Me Turin Brakes. Emergency 72 Down On Me - Various - 20 Solid Gold Hits Brakes. Future Boy Turin Brakes.
The Door Turin Brakes. State of Things Turin Brakes. Slack Turin Brakes. Starship Turin Brakes. The Road Turin Brakes. Mind Over Money Turin Brakes. The Optimist Turin Brakes.
Riff1 - Pranke, Amigo Tropical, Short Dick Men - Split, Etienne De Saint-Etienne - Martine Clémenceau - Martine Clémenceau, Beni Yak (Video Klip Versiyon) - Esma Er - Beni Yak, Bess, You Is My Woman Now - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Porgy & Bess