Download This: Cranes
Remember The Cure’s Wish tour back in the summer of 1992? The opening band, Cranes, featuredthe childlike vocals of Alison Shaw, intensely sparse drumming, and dreamy acousticguitars. Well, they’re still around, they’re still touring with the Cure, and they have a new album dripping with elegant keyboard lines, Particles andWaves. Check out ”Vanishing Point” — it’ll cool you on this balmy day with its sensual melodies and bird chirps.