The Icarus Line: Slave Vows
Stevie Chick, The Quietus, 1 August 2013
I'VE LEARNED, over two decades and change of really quite serious record listening, that few are the artists who have even one masterpiece inside of them. Rarer still are the artists who can repeat this trick. We can debate this in the comments thread later, maybe (Stevie Wonder and Neil Young are two immediate exceptions to this and pretty much every rule). But before that, let's make this much clear: The Icarus Line are such a band, and Slave Vows is their second stone-cold masterpiece.
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