Album Review: 'Things We Lost in the Fire'
Advancing from slo-core to just plain beautiful, husband-and-wife leaders Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker build their latest around carefully harmonized vocals and pellucid guitar hooks that rarely lapse into merely languid melodies. Call it sly-core — one murmured tune, ”Dinosaur Act,” deftly summarizes the plight of due-for-extinction rock, while the other scenarios take on the urgency of vivid dreams. A-
Things We Lost in the Fire