Honey Moon in Independent

Friday, 17th April 2009

Though being by The Handsome Family, they're love songs with a curious purchase on the mystical undercurrents of reality, pivoting on those points where the natural world rubs up against intimations of spirituality. Sung by Brett in the booming baritone of a backwoods preacher, Rennie's songs quiver with intimate detail, whether it's the way that sunlight causes even the most mundane things to glitter, or some deeper mystery seeping through the cracks between the real and the imagined. <read more>- Andy Gill<scan>