When Bad Covers Happen to Good Albums
Well, you tell me. What the Skinny Puppy-lookin' artwork above has to do with the swirly, bippity-boppity good times of the music below, I got no clue.
Regardless, The Soft Province is a side project of sorts for Besnard Lakes frontman Jace Lasek and longtime pal (some say Besnard Lakes co-founder) Michael Gardiner. Although the usual array of Besnardine effects boxes is toned down in service to the melodies, the My Bloody Valentine guitar pulls peppered throughout are a sweet touch, and the VoCal harmonies are smooth and cleanly produced, with an obvious nod to the Wilson brothers.
Check out their myspace page here. Only don't put a lot of stock in the Bio box horseshit. Let it just be a lesson in how mindnumbingly inane record label one sheets are.
One Was a Lie
Lazy Minds Die