Peer Reviews

A review of Stay from Don Smith, longtime JBE fan

Friday, May 25, 2012

I wanted to write to tell you how much I enjoy "Stay".  It's been constantly in my car stereo since I got it, and I jump around the track list as the mood strikes me. "In My Cult" evokes strong and ambivalent feelings.  I love love love the song.  The wordplay is some of your best yet.  I love the Lovecraftian allusions, like the furtive dancing, but there's so much richness of allusion and delusion in the song; it's a riot.  I keep trying to match the aspects of your cult to real ones, and I certainly got the obvious [...] read more