Public Image Ltd - Metal Box
Played this a few times over the years and always hated it. Just fucking relentlessly boring and dreary. But it's one of those albums that gets the critics all hopping about like mad and golden opportunity to write another 10/10 review. So I think I'll play it again and I'll see the light. Nah not this time either.
I'm currently on the penultimate track and can't wait for the thing to end, I did play it from beginning to end though. And I have to idea why. Maybe it's me refusing to crumble, maybe it's just me utterly fascinated in how this LP gets a never ending stream of classic reviews. It's not that I'm adverse to heavy experimental music. Or adverse to other PiL albums (Public Image, Flowers of Romance and Album all have their merits)
If I'm being honest part of me thinks a lot of people are bullshitting when they rate this so highly. Maybe I just need to concentrate on Mister Wobbles bass lines and block out everything else. Maybe I'll play a Jah Wobble solo album instead then.
Edited by beerwolf, 02 September 2018 - 08:50 AM.