New Sweet Breath - Acceleration and Distortion
The first time I listened to this album I thought it
was brilliant. But that was because I had had a lot
of King Cobra brand malt liquour to drink and had just
finished listening to 'Bif Naked' who ought to have
King Cobra poured down her sXe little throat until she
gags to death on it. So, right off we can say that
New Sweet Breath is better than ghetto wine and awful
And actually, New Sweet Breath is better than a lot of
things. Graig Markel really is a good
singer/songwriter. His voice is soft, almost sensual
in parts. It isn't sexy, you have to be born with
that and Markel wasn't, but it's sensual and soothing.
The songs are depressing but not quite heartbreaking,
which is what keeps this album only good and not very
good. Acceleration and Distortion squared = American
Music Club. Which makes Markel the square root of
But who really wants the square root of Eitzel when
Eitzel is out there?
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