Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The Embarrassment, "(I'm a) Don Juan"
Twitchy call to arms from behind horn rims. Prairie polyrhythms fall in line, clearing room for bleached, offhand yeh-yeh echoes and that restless bass. A plinky digital mix can distract, but the life-affirming video (1981) more than compensates if KBD-and-seek seems a chore. The heart of the matter with Kansas.
"(I'm a) Don Juan"