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ARTIST
TITLE
Sorry
FORMAT
CD

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CATALOG #
CCO 045CD CCO 045CD
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RELEASE DATE
12/8/2009

This is the third full-length release from Denmark's Anders Remmer aka Dub Tractor for the City Centre Offices label. Formerly a member of Danish supergroups Future 3 and System together with Thomas Knak (aka Opiate) and Jesper Skaaning (aka Acustic), his previous albums More Or Less Mono and Hideout marked a crossroad for Anders, increasingly focusing more and more on his guitar, bass and vocals. As a result, Sorry is a veritable full-blown, one-piece indie band. While his previous releases featured short glimpses of Anders' vocal capabilities, this album unfolds into a confident, lyrics-heavy collection of pure pop. With clear references to the shoegaze movements of the '90s, Anders Remmer merges this heritage with his very own blend of dub-fuelled sound design and prototype electronica. Delicate beats are the foundation for his deep, melancholic, yet uplifting songs. The opening track "And You Are Back" is not only a proper hit, it also shows perfectly what this album is all about, riding in on an anthemic, ascending/descending, washed-out guitar line against heart-tugging, lightly synthesized vocals. Against a backdrop of reliable dub thump, this album takes you under its wings, shifting between sparse arrangements and nodding in the direction of late works from bands like Slowdive to full-on walls of guitars in proper My Bloody Valentine style. Sorry is a musical tour de force through the more contemplative regions of your musical brain with exquisite, dreamy layers of electronics and guitars, and moody bass lines. Guaranteed to slow the pulse while still compelling you to sway.