For the second time since their big hiatus, Garbage has released a new album. And just like last time, it totally snuck up on me. So after a time of avoidance, focused listening, and carefully consideration, I have a mixture of thoughts in the form of this review.
Because Garbage and their music has become a bit of a cornerstone of my life, I went to their concert this week, and it was the first concert I’ve ever been to. And oh!, what an experience it was! I’m so glad I went, even if some of it didn’t turn out as expected. Continue Reading
So, after a seven year “hiatus”, Garbage, one of my most favourite bands of all time, have finally released a new album. I didn’t even hear about it until two weeks before it was released, and wasn’t really expecting myself to get excited, but as the release day grew closer, I just got more thrilled and more eager. I think one of the reasons I got so excited was that I have a 5-disc changer stereo in my room, and with this album I’d be able to fill it solely with Garbage. So, in the end, I went out last Friday, release day for Australia before anywhere else, and bought the deluxe edition. I bought the deluxe for two reasons, 1- It has four extra songs, and 2- It’s a nice bright red colour. Below, I have reviewed the whole of “Not Your Kind Of People”, track-by-track in addition to as a whole.