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The Phantom Limbs: DisplacementDisplacement (2003)
Reviewer Rating: 3
Contributed by: NoUseNoUse
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Hailing from Oakland, California, Alternative Tentacles Records - The Phantom Limbs aren't looking to become the next big thing; they'd be much happier haunting your dreams for years to come. From the opening track of the band's second release on Alternative Tentacles Records, the listener is con.
Hailing from Oakland, California, Alternative Tentacles Records - The Phantom Limbs aren't looking to become the next big thing; they'd be much happier haunting your dreams for years to come.
"i'm pushing and pushing - trying so hard to get in. ramming my way into your brain. i wanna penetrate your soul. i wanna crawl inside. but all i've got is remote controls controlled by electric eyes."With lyrics like that, I think you can get a pretty good idea of what I am talking about.
Mixing elements of goth, 77' street punk, and and healthy dose of blood soaked death rock The Phantom Limbs manage to stamp their own unique style into every song, as the album rarely drags on.
Interested in a journey into The Phantom Limbs creepy, synthesizer filled world. Then check out Displacement, which hit stores on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, and can be found at any record store.
Warning: Not for the faint of heart: Drive Thru Records fans will piss themselves, and be shocked into submission at the lack of auto-tune, and bubblegum choruses on this album.
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