Air Traffic are a hard band to describe without name checking every other successful indie band in recent years. But that would be doing it a disservice. Back in , the band was starting to get the right attention from the right people, but it seemed that something was against them.
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Find out more about page archiving. Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. Find out fracctured about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity. But that would be doing it a disservice.
But the main quality that makes Fractured Life kife an influential album for me is its searing honesty, and refusal to compromise on its moving highs and lows.
Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. Uncomplicated narrative and expression, combined with exceptionally passionate delivery, make this album come alive with an unsurpassed level of fervour.
Sounds like Snow Patrol? The number of namechecks trffic might give you the impression that this is derivative, everyman music, and it would be very easy to underestimate and dismiss this album on the first listen. But far from making the listener sadder, songs like these are designed as a comfort and solace to navigating the sometimes confusing pathways of life.
At times solemn and reflective, quickly transforming into a firecracker of energy and excitement, these facets come trraffic to make one cohesive whole.
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Brian May in DiS-hating shocker! It's a little on the heavier side relative to their other tracks, and will no doubt be one of their best in a live setting.
Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data. The final song, the title track, summarises this beautifully as a liberating and uplifting finish.
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Air Traffic are a hard band to describe without name checking every other successful indie band in recent years. Fractured Life by Air Traffic came out ten years ago when I was And like the start of a musical, fratcured song is a good indicator of what is to come; it acts as a great introduction.
Enough to make you feel comfortable and familiar with each one, aie not too much so that you feel as if you have heard it a million times before.
Our Independent music filled alternative to New For so many people, music acts as a backing track to life's chapters, songs linking like invisible balloon strings to the specific and personal memories we each keep. Slick, well-oiled guitar playing and boundless enthusiasm encase the track, and like the one before it, it runs very fast at 2: Everyone has an album or several where each song has woven its way into the fabric of their lives and memories, and this is certainly one of those.
I absolutely cannot wait to finally see it played live. Fractured Life by Air Traffic. It is a formula that should help them shift bucketloads of this debut album. Amidst the usual album filler tracks, there are some real gems here, and that alone suggests good things will happen for this band in the future.
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The track has a haunting quality to it, lyrics dripping with regret. Links Wikipedia article on Fractured Life Reviews available at www. Find out more about our use of this data. The list could go on endlessly. In the decade since the songs on it have evolved in meaning and importance on each listen.
You can add or edit information about Fractured Life at musicbrainz. The piano backing is quiet and unassuming, and gathers pace against teenage and maybe also twenty-somethingangst-ridden lyrics.