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"I love you, just not the way you want..."
on April 17, 2011
"Blood Pressures" by The Kills is another amazing, creative and catchy album from rock/punk duo, Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince. After their third, groundbreaking album - "Midnight Boom", I pondered how these two smart musicians would be able to top that incredible feat? Well, I am more than happy to say that "Blood Pressures" was definitely worth the wait! The opening track, "Future Starts Slow" is the strongest track hands down. The song has a killer hook and you can't help but sing along: "No longing for the moonlight, no longing for the sun, no longer will I curse the bad I've done..." And just like their previous album - there is not one song that I skip. This album is more diverse and more traditional rock. On the song, "The Last Goodbye" we get to hear Alison's sensitive side - such a beautiful and tender ballad. "Baby Says" sounds like a cross between a '60s girl group song and a '80s new wave song. "Heart is a Beating Drum" and "Nail in My Coffin" are some of the other standout tracks. "You Don't Own the Road" is just pure, sweaty fun with Jamie rocking out on his distorted, blistering guitars. And then by the last track, "Pots and Pans" - I wasn't quite sure if this was a break-up kind of song or a twisted, sick love song? All I know is that quirky song is pure magic with Alison's sexy voice repeating the last lyric over and over: "These are the days we'll never forget when the dawn, dawns on you." So what that in mind, I highly recommend this pitch-perfect album...enjoy!