The Russian-born Lower East Side piano punk has the European yelp of Björk, the loopiness of Fiona Apple, the too-much-information torridness of Tori Amos and the slanted critical eye of Liz Phair. But none of those girls ever interrupted a song about long-term commitment to uncork a flurry of dolphin noises, as Spektor does on "Folding Chair," one of the stranger — and catchier — moments on her excellent third major-label record.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
ROLLING STONE SEES FAR
Rolling Stone gives Far 4 stars.
Entertainment Weekly (B+)
Drowned In Sound (8/10)
RTE Entertainment (4 stars)
And for those you who want the physical version of the CD, but still want the bonus tracks, you can buy them individually from iTunes. This is what I hoped (and should be able to do) with Let It Roll...