It’s an intensely focused musical space, guided by a vocal delivery that seems simultaneously lethargic and passionate. Post-punk is rarely more unsettling.
It’s like Frankenstein in a dinner jacket. Gothic synth rock sounds like a recipe for disaster, but it sounds delicious when The Cure does it.
A satisfying-yet-unspectacular entry in the Bat for Lashes discography. Heartily recommended to those who share Khan's affection for the '80s.