19 Songs, 1 Hour 36 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Primal Scream has been on the edge of so many scenes that its identity is now its own. Fans often assume the moment that they started listening reflects Primal Scream's true personality, with all other permutations reflecting from there. In truth, Primal Scream is often of the moment; the opening track here is called "2013," and it's quite the nasty history lesson. More Light and its 13 tracks (19 on the deluxe version) reflect its sessions at Das Bunker in London and Vox Studios in Los Angeles, where the songs of Bobby Gillespie and Andrew Innes weren't given any limits. The group's mix of hard rock and meltdown psychedelia is denser than it was on 2008's Beautiful Future, with the additionally processed sounds—produced by David Holmes—giving a kinetic lift to the instantly catchy "Invisible City" and a perfect meditational bed to the deceptively soothing "River of Pain," which obscures the paradoxes of modern life. Robert Plant visits on the grinding "Elimination Blues." Among the deluxe edition's bonus cuts, the pulsing "Nothing Is Real/Nothing Is Unreal" is further Primal Scream goodness.

Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Primal Scream has been on the edge of so many scenes that its identity is now its own. Fans often assume the moment that they started listening reflects Primal Scream's true personality, with all other permutations reflecting from there. In truth, Primal Scream is often of the moment; the opening track here is called "2013," and it's quite the nasty history lesson. More Light and its 13 tracks (19 on the deluxe version) reflect its sessions at Das Bunker in London and Vox Studios in Los Angeles, where the songs of Bobby Gillespie and Andrew Innes weren't given any limits. The group's mix of hard rock and meltdown psychedelia is denser than it was on 2008's Beautiful Future, with the additionally processed sounds—produced by David Holmes—giving a kinetic lift to the instantly catchy "Invisible City" and a perfect meditational bed to the deceptively soothing "River of Pain," which obscures the paradoxes of modern life. Robert Plant visits on the grinding "Elimination Blues." Among the deluxe edition's bonus cuts, the pulsing "Nothing Is Real/Nothing Is Unreal" is further Primal Scream goodness.

Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Linamoney ,

Why would you review such a great band and not leave 5 star ?!

If it's not your cap of tea don't have it ,but please stay away from leaving unfair ratings .... I have never heard a PS album that deserved less then 5 star rating. This is a cult band and and it definitely deserves a page in music history .... (-:
Please tour the US ....

A Human Graboid ,

Welcome Back Primal Scream

So glad these guys are back.
Primal Scream amazingly endure.
I am not going to review an album I have never heard.
That would be insane. (who does that?)
However, I will review the song 2013 as I have listened to it
several times now! (I will also be optimistic that this track is
an indication of the the upcoming album's overall tone)
2013 is an epic return to form for P.S.....I have been a huge fan
since 1988. They are an acquired taste...that is for sure. Some albums
have been supreme while others were just great. What they have going here
with 2013 is the sound they have always had lying within....it has just been
missing for the last couple albums...not to mention they can really make a 9 minute
track pass by without noticing the length.... it is just that good!!!!! Take the best from
Vanishing Point and XTRMNTR and blend well with new groove and sensibility
and spread over 9 minutes....you get 2013!!!!!!

Tour The States!!!!!!

Hansum ,

Long Live --The Scream ! !

Based off the first song I already know this is gonna be another mind-crushing Masterpiece.
What else is there to say . . . you wouldn't be here if you didn't love the Scream. No?
Always & Forever
~Hansel from the USandA

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