El Rey

Album Review of El Rey by The Wedding Present.

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El Rey

The Wedding Present

El Rey by The Wedding Present

Release Date: May 20, 2008
Record label: Manifesto
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

70 Music Critic Score
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El Rey - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10

The pairing of the Wedding Present and engineer Steve Albini on 1991's Seamonsters was an inspired move on the group's part. His ultra-loud and thudding sound was a perfect match for a batch of David Gedge's most soul crushing songs in a career full of them. Revisiting Albini's studio proves to be a similarly wise move in 2008 for the band's seventh album, El Rey.

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