Band: My Bloody Valentine
Album: m b v
Genre: Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Alternative Rock
I’m a sucker for albums whose cover art encapsulates the music contained. It’s one of the many charms of Loveless, My Bloody Valentine’s second album and their only album that anybody gave two hoots about before February 2.
The cover is the outstretched arms waiting to take you into Loveless’ warm sonic embrace. The distorted, blazingly pink wash of color over what appears to be, on closer inspection, an electric guitar, is the perfect visual accompaniment for the eleven tracks of ecstatic brilliance …