09:07 PM on 10/17/11
Let's burn the hills of Beverly!
"What's also remarkable about Lenses Alien is simply how memorable just about every second of it is, despite the fact that any semblance of verse-chorus-verse song structure has been tossed out the window. Working without that crutch, Cymbals Eat Guitars still have no trouble crafting razor-sharp guitar licks and vocal hooks that stick with you long after the album runs its course. And perhaps the best thing about Lenses Alien: its incessant begging for you to spin it again."
Very well put. At first I was somewhat underwhelmed by it for this exact reason. This album has grown on me a ton though, I'd put it close to the top of my favorite albums of the year.