It's a treacherous business, trying to explain Mogwai. Pretension and hyperbole lurk around every punctuation mark. Oceanic torrents of adjectives come easier than words which actually mean something. Confronted with a music that has all the emotional impact of the greatest rock, but few of its obvious signifiers, you're left struggling to make sense of the nebulous, but powerful feelings they provoke.
mogwai is: Stuart Braithwaite — guitars / keyboards / percussion John Cummings — guitars / piano Dominic Aitchison — bass / guitar Martin Bulloch — drums Barry Burns — flute / guitar / keyboards