Dark Captain Light Captain Miracle Kicker
- Words: Shawn Reynaldo
- Label: Loaf
Miracle Kicker is not a bad album. In fact, the debut full-length from this London outfit is a well-crafted collection of folksy songs with gentle electronic elements. The problem is that it’s all been done before. Bands like the Notwist and their Morr Music brethren have long since set the bar for folk-tinged indietronica (or is it electronic-tinged folk?), and Dark Captain Light Captain bring nothing new to the table. While the woozy psychedelic fuzz, delicately plucked acoustic guitars, and no-frills vocals are certainly pleasant, Miracle Kicker remains a rather drowsy affair. Opening cut “Jealous Enemies” is a standout here, but the rest of the album contains nothing especially memorable.
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