FLOATING BEAUTY .
Larva, floating Beauty's second album, opens with sparse patches of Viola and Cello that could support a narrative set in a cold and misty northern land ravaged by the black plague. The first track Larissa draws images of a lonely monastery in a barren landscape, dead trees and a lonely traveller in a dark cloak caught between the rocks. Once again Lobo Panic has created not a pop album but something that's closer to classical music in the sense that individual tracks are pieces of the whole, slowly metamorphosing from one state to the next, maybe just like the larva that gave its name. The listener has to be alert for the subtle shifts in sound that herald a new part. In contrast to the previous album, Mára Alinea, Larva does not rely on shock tactics and radical shifts in dynamics to keep the listener engaged. READ MORE >>>