Biffy Clyro - Opposites
Released January 28, 2013 via 14th Floor | Rating: 5/5 | By Ian Chaddock
There's been a slew of double/triple albums and almost all feel bloated and full of filler. That's why 'Opposites' is special – this is a 20-track double album with a loose concept (struggle and losing focus on the first disc and finding the way as a team on the second disc). From disc 1's anthemic melodic rock single 'Black Chandelier', the angular-yet-huge 'Sounds Like Balloons' and the sad ballads 'Opposite' and 'The Thaw' to disc 2's stomping 'Stingin' Belle', Mariachi space rocker 'Spanish Radio', the bluesy quirkiness of 'Trumpet Or Tap' and the infectious, uplifting pop rock of 'Woo Woo', it's hit after hit. This year they'll get even bigger and they deserve it. 'Mon the Biffy!