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Review: Explosions In The Sky fill Tampa's Ritz Ybor with brilliant blasts of beauty




One of this summer’s most anticipated alt-rock shows came to the Ritz Ybor on Tuesday, as atmospheric Texans Explosions In The Sky entranced a crowd of more than 1,000 adoring fans with their moody, guitar-based soundscapes. Sean Daly was among them, and he writes:

From Postcard From 1952 (a pensive cut on new album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care) to violent thrashing finale The Moon Is Down, the band blended almost every 10-minute song into the next, and it wasn’t always clear when one romantic sweeper ended and another bittersweet tune began. At one point I asked a fan for a song title. “I don’t know, man,” he said. “I’m just here to listen.”

For Sean’s full Explosions In The Sky review, click here. And get another of Daniel Wallace’s photos after the jump.


[Last modified: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 4:07pm]


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