Big Thief

Two Hands

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  • 大香蕉伊人9在 线播放久草大香蕉尹人75大香蕉伊人在线国语大搜车“弹个”二手车

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    八天!——自從康多爾為我的任務規定了期限,我又對自己充滿了信心。 只有一個時刻還使我感到心悸,或者不如說只有那惟一的一分鐘,也就是在 艾迪特向我吐露心曲之後,我第一次又要和她重新見面的那一分鐘。我知道, 在這樣熱烈地親昵一番之後,要想完全表現得無拘無束,落落大方,已經不 再可能——在那次熾烈的一吻之後,第一眼就必然包含這樣一個問題︰你原 諒我了嗎?——說不走還包含更加危險的問題︰你容忍我的愛情,回報我的 愛情嗎?她第一眼瞅我,我的臉就漲得通紅,克制住焦躁的心情,可是又控 制不往,這一眼可能是最危險的,同時也是決定性的,這點我已經清楚地感 覺到了。我只要一句話說得笨拙,一個手勢做得不對,立刻就會把我不該暴 露的心事殘酷地暴露無遺。這一來,那種粗暴無禮、侮辱人的行徑就發生了。 康多爾是如此急切地警告我,別干出這種事情來。然而只要這第一眼挺過去 了,那我就得救了,也許我也永遠拯救了她。 她把手伸給我,一只非常秀氣、清瘦的手,可是已經有點褪色,出現了 皺紋。我充滿敬意地吻了吻她的手,懷著真誠的崇敬心情,眼看著康多爾小 心翼翼地扶著這個雙目失明的女人走出門去,非常機靈地不讓她左邊或者右 邊踫在門上︰就仿佛他手里捧著一件無比脆弱易碎、極其珍貴值錢的東西。 房門敞汗兩三分鐘之久,我听見拖著腳步往前走動的聲音漸漸遠去。然 後康多爾又回來一次。他的臉上已經是另一副表情,和先前大不一樣,神情 警覺,目光犀利。在他內心緊張的瞬間,他臉上就是這副神氣。毫無疑問, 他已經懂得,我要是沒有緊急的原因,絕不會事先不打招呼,貿然闖到他家大香蕉伊人9在 线播放 “有??有人在這兒嗎?”久草大香蕉尹人75 里來。 對嗎?”大香蕉伊人在线国语 “您必須幫助她??只有您才能幫助她,只有您??康多爾也這麼說︰ 除了您,別人誰也幫不了!??我求求您,可憐可憐她吧??這樣下去是不 行的??要不然她會尋死的,她會毀掉她自己的。” Following quickly on the heels of the spacey, artful U.F.O.F. -- by five months, to be exact -- Big Thief's fourth long-player, Two Hands, was recorded just days after its contrasting sister album. However, while U.F.O.F. was tracked at a wooded facility outside of Seattle, the band deliberately moved to the 100-plus-degree environs of a desert studio west of El Paso for Two Hands. The humid-versus-dry distinction makes for a convenient musical simile, as Two Hands commits to a crisper, more jagged sound on a rawer set of indie rock songs. Though less improvised-sounding on the whole than its predecessor, the loose Two Hands was recorded live with few overdubs by the same crew (producer Andrew Sarlo and engineer/mixer Dom Monks, though drummer James Krivchenia helped mix this time around). The album opens with "Rock and Sing," a short, lullaby-like introduction. Typically intimate lyrics from singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker sound more stream of consciousness than composed on the track, with lines like "Hand me that cable/Plug into anything/I am unstable/Rock and sing, rock and sing." It's followed by catchier album highlight "Forgotten Eyes," which settles into the visceral, full-band folk-rock of Big Thief's earlier albums but with a distinctly immediate recording quality. (Though any such descriptions are relative in the case of this band.) Likewise living and breathing, the simmering "Not" has a slightly out-of-breath Lenker delivering near-constant lyrics alongside insistent drums, fuzzy guitar chords, and dissonant, impulsive guitar effects until the song breaks open into a sometimes-screeching jam just past the midway point. Other songs on Two Hands are memorable for different reasons, such as the quirkier guitar tones of the skittering "Two Hands," the folksy harmonies of "Replaced" (by guitarist/co-writer Buck Meek), and the stark tenderness of "Wolf" ("How you seem to follow through/On everything you yearn for"). While it's hard to talk about Two Hands in 2019 without the context of the stunning U.F.O.F., the album's quality stands on its own, offering its own grade of intimacy, sound, and feel for alternate moods.

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