Summarized by Kent Larsen
Low **** (Recommended)
Manchester UK Guardian, Page T010 27May99 L2
By Dave Simpson
The Minnesota group Low is two-thirds Mormon, observes the Manchester
Guardian in a review of their music. Noting that group members avoid coffee
and drugs, the article also observes, "while singer Alan Sparhawk and
drummer Mimi Parker are rumoured to have enjoyed carnal relations, it's
Musically, the group has "the rare modern achievement" of having its own
sound. The quite music evokes the hushed reverence of a church, and the
reviewer calls their melancholy music, "breathtaking."
The group now has five "brilliant" albums behind them, so the reviewer
feels they are due for more commercial success.