Words From the Front is something else entirely — a slower, more experimental effort with large guitarless gaps. “Postcards From Waterloo” reveals a twanging pop sensibility while “Clear It Away” leans heavily on a spooky organ riff. Nine-minute closer “Days on the Mountain” is the only real ’80s artifact, disappointingly light on guitar theatrics with a repetitive bass thrum straight out of Remain in Light.
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