"Weak in My Knees" was unremarkable as a single and it's not really much better on album. It is, however, disturbingly futurepoppy. "Calling You out" sounds a bit more like the Xymox I know and its lyrical content asks some pertinent questions about the scene which, after over 23 years, the Clan still find themselves in. I could tell you what I think but that's another story...
By the time the third track "She's Dangerous" rolls out it seems, at last, that we are finally listening to Clan of Xymox. Moorings has been hanging about in chatrooms, it would seem. Naughty boy. "Breaking Point" is much more electronically based than previous efforts have been and it works generally; those classic Xymox guitars are right where they need to be.
"Cynara" I really do think is the stand-out track of the album. It feels very personal and it is both simplistic in terms of arrangement and viscerally complicated by way of the emphasis on atmosphere. You won't find any new tricks with the Clan's new one but as the the sound of this Dutch institution is so unique, that's just fine.
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