Now relax still more and drift a little deeper as you listen. With the blueprint reaffirmed by the first side, the back load feels like he's consciously leaving behind familiar ground to investigate his other influences further. Faker plays with depth, allowing each element room to move between the back and foreground. Booming drums shatter the cavernous atmosphere of "Blush", broken shards of glass tumble over each other, and Faker's pitch-shifted vocals clash from high and low, finally uniting harmoniously in the middle.
On "", Faker's mumblemouth drawl works in his favor, sounding too numb in parts to even motivate his lips, but at least finding the strength to croak "We used to be friends. Maybe it's no coincidence that between the whirring synths and the beat, like metal wheels clanking over tracks, it sounds like the siren of a level railway crossing; the kind of place desperate folks all too often wander in their final moments.
He does brings together a few decent songs Chet Faker, he's a capable producer, But he falls horrifically short as a singer, in my opinion. He does brings together a few decent songs and instrumentals on this debut album of his, though, specifically Talk Is Cheap and Gold. Chet makes many vital mistakes as a singer; he often confuses passion for straining which can easily be heard on 'Release your Disappointing.
Chet makes many vital mistakes as a singer; he often confuses passion for straining which can easily be heard on 'Release your Problems', and most of the time he stays comfortably in his low-mid range, occasionally leaving this range to deliver a barely held and off-key high note which could make anyone wince.
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Pylon Box [Box Set] - Pylon. Ignorance - The Weather Station. Dream Weapon - Genghis Tron. Optimisme - Songhoy Blues. Letter to You - Bruce Springsteen. Half of those reading this will have already diverted their internet browsers towards something more feline orientated, so if you still with me, thanks. A year later, Faker got a little bit of extra exposure after his cover got airtime during a Super Bowl commercial.
He also won two Australian Independent Records awards and a Rolling Stone Australia award, and last year he collaborated with deep house maestro Flume — one of the biggest producers in Oz at the minute. Not bad for someone who, at the time, only had one EP to his name. Built on Glass is the debut studio album by Australian electronic musician Chet Faker.
It was released on 11 April on the Future Classic  label to generally favourable reviews. Built on Glass received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album holds an average score of 75, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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