|1.||"Waiting For You"|
|4.||"First Night Alone"|
|7.||"On My Mind"|
|9.||"Too Many Voices"|
Andy Stott rarely gets it wrong. To date, he's release a trio of fine full-lengths on Modern Love, each of which has arrived perfectly formed. It's a similar story on fourth album Too Many Voices. Rich, spacious and melodious, it draws on both classic and contemporary sounds, channeling Yellow Magic Orchestra, James Blake, Boards Of Canada, Autechre and clap-happy drum machine funk, before twisting these varied inspirations into thrilling new shapes. For all the high-minded experimentalism, Stott's greatest gift is an ability to create music that's inspired and entertaining, achieving a balance between boundary-pushing and old-fashioned melodiousness. When he gets it right, as on Too Many Voices, few can really compete.
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