Articles tagged the polyphonic spree

20 Jul 2007 // 3:00 AM

The Polyphonic Spree

Given the Polyphonic Spree’s penchant for what is (in the opinion of many) a style-over-substance edict, I often find myself returning to a chicken or the egg type issue when I think about the band: which came first, the concept or the songs?

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The Polyphonic Spree: The Fragile Army

You could put as many strings, horns, flutes and theremins as you'd like on these songs, and they'd still be pop songs, with glorious, ingratiating pop hooks.

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8 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

If going to church was this life affirming I'd be in the front pew every week.

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	The Polyphonic Spree: The Beginning Stages Of…

Somebody, and I wish could remember who, once described the Polyphonic Spree‘s entire oeuvre as sounding like the last four minutes of “Hey Jude”.

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13 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

It’s 10 pm on a Monday night, the band is playing, and exhausted parents can’t help but lovingly stuff their kids’ ears with cotton

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//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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