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Mazzy Star

Still EP

Rhymes of An Hour

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We as a society don’t deserve a band like Mazzy Star. Yet, here we are, 25 years down the line, and we’re graced with their latest collection of recorded material, Still EP. Composed of three brand new originalsthough “That Way Again” has been floating around their live sets for yearsand a half tragic, half menacing rendition of “So Tonight That I Might See,” the title track and closer of Mazzy Star’s beloved and revered 1993 album, So Tonight That I Might See, Still EP brings forth a certain sense of familiarity and comfort for both long time Mazzy Star fans and newcomers alike.

2013’s Seasons of Your DayMazzy Star’s only full length of the 21st century-found the California dreamers falling into their typical fashion (loose, droning guitar leads, slow, brooding drum beats). Conversely, Still EP is compositionally diverse, with acoustic guitar featured on three out of four songs, and, as the opener “Quiet, the Winter Harbor” displays, soft, seraphic piano that seems to open up an entirely alternate universe for Hope Sandoval and David Roback. (

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