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Podcast Episode
Season
Four
number
156
Type
Album Review
Post Date
Jan 7, 2014

Remy Zero

Villa Elaine

Label
Geffen
Release year
1998
Producer
David Bottrill, Remy Zero

Remy Zero's sophomore album Villa Elaine owes a debt to Radiohead, but a deeper listen reveals a wider array of influences.

For our first review of Season 4, we’re revisiting the 1998 sophomore album Villa Elaine by Remy Zero. Comparisons at the time to Radiohead were common, but time reveals other influences creeping in from track to track, making what some would call a diverse, other inconsistent, listen. Is it a worthy album, or does the variety sink Villa Elaine? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Prophecy
  • 3:22 - History of the Band
  • 10:14 - Hermes Bird
  • 21:54 - Problem
  • 26:24 - Gramarye
  • 33:20 - Fair
  • Outro - Goodbye Little World

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