Plead my case
Accused of Stealing - The Delgados
Before I found The Delgados, they released five full-length records. And numerous singles and EPs. They played many live shows. People (including John Peel) fell in love with their music. And maybe fell in love to their music (and then perhaps out of love to their music, but hopefully not out of love with). And The Delgados broke up. Before I found The Delgados, a good band was born and lived and died. I wasn't ignorant, just indifferent. Or my priorities were elsewhere. There's always going to be more excellent music than I have time to hear, let alone really listen to. And sometimes (more often than I should) I step over small, subtle, intricate wonders in my rush to witness the big, glittering spectacles. But now that I've found The Delgados, I'm letting them catch me up, tell themselves to me slowly, song by song. Right now -- this very moment -- with trotting drums, a guitar that ticks steady, voices that hover and a hidden waltz.
From The Great Eastern (Amazon, eMusic).