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Alizarin Lizard - Single Review: No One Could Tell

22 Jun 2018 // A review by butch181

Dunedin-transient pop influenced, neo-psychedelic rock slackers Alizarin Lizard have released their second single in a month after about nearly five years of silence when they released their last album Do You Just Want Me To Watch You?

This latest single, No One Could Tell, was mostly recorded in bassist Chris ‘Bugs’ Miller’s lounge, and as a result, the track has a level of fuzz and reverb to it that adds warmth and comfort. Background noises and additional vocal conversation are present in the track but fit in well with the concept of the single, adding on top of the three vocalists already contributing to the band. All in an attempt to create a sense of crowding in a limited space, battling mental claustrophobia.

Outside of the usual guitar, bass and drum combination, No One Could Tell introduces the vibraphone and trombone. It all forms a concerted cacophony of melodious noise that still has a great rhythm reminiscent of that classic rock from the 60’s. A light-hearted dystopia of harmony.


Review written by Alex Moulton

 

About Alizarin Lizard

Alizarin Lizard are four young men intent on avoiding the real world by living in one huge musical party until it all goes horribly wrong. The Lizard was forged in late 2008 amid chaos and confusion, and spent the next year concocting weird pop songs and freaking out the punters. During one of the longest band tours around NZ in 2010, the band tightened up and shook off a touch of their psychedelic jacket before returning home to Dunedin to record their debut EP Oh, Colour.




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Releases

Do You Just Want Me To Watch You?
Year: 2013
Type: Album
The Weekend Went Without You
Year: 2012
Type: Album
Oh, Colour
Year: 2011
Type: EP

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