Ghostandthesong – Escapes 7.2
I don’t know even what is going on in these three songs. Ghostandthesong makes no sense. This may be one of the most baffling, incoherent journeys ever put into MP3 format. I mean that as the sincerest complement possible. The whole EP ranges from chaos to near-pop. How to even explain what is going on here is tough. Electronic elements are scattered all across all three tracks and serves as the only real connection. Fragments of 60s freakouts can be discovered amongst the shards of actual sound.
‘Phantom III’ is named for its abrupt ending. Where did the ending go? All of it is nothing more than as many sounds as they can possibly throw at you in under two minutes. ‘Ou Inme’ is their ‘single’ if such a thing exists in their sonic universe. It is accessible. This is a fun track. Clearly the bass player has a lot of fun creating the groove. For the giant finale (whose length exceeds the previous two tracks) they slow things down considerably. Yes, this is a smoky room session. If the far-away guitars and spoken French didn’t convince you, perhaps the flute might. Or it could be the ending which has shouted French and random feedback.
‘Escapes’ is one of those things I simply witness. This is a deep madness. I have no idea when the madness took hold of their minds. Judging from this EP it has been a while. Simply let this EP do what it needs to do. It is too strange for analysis.