Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade

SKU: 098787087017
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Expo '86, 180G Black Vinyl 2LP, Includes digital download

  • Album Description

    Expo 86 not only finds Wolf Parade re-discovering the manic energy of 2005’s Apologies To The Queen Mary, it’s also an album made by arguably a more complete band. Krug’s show-offy pop-prog suites continue to dazzle, but co-band leader Dan Boeckner matches him at nearly every turn, weaving mile-wide guitar solos in and out of huge-sounding anthems like “Little Golden Age” and the shivering “Palm Road.” It’s a testament to how well Krug and Boeckner feed off each other that it’s sometimes hard to tell who’s in charge on each track. Krug’s “What Did My Lover Say? (It Always Had To Go This Way)” is the album’s best guitar song, while Boeckner’s “Pobody’s Nerfect” is a winding, climactic mini-epic worthy of the best of Dragonslayer. It might be difficult to expect such restlessly creative musicmakers to sit still for long, but Expo 86 shows that Wolf Parade could be a place worth settling in for a while. -AV Club