LCD Soundsystem fans worried about James Murphy’s return to the studio should be reassured that ‘American Dream’ stands up to all of their past glories.
One of the greatest albums of the 2000s, ‘Sound Of Silver’ impressively expanded the sonic and thematic palette of James Murphy’s LCD Soundsystem.
To adapt that famous misquotation attributed to Mark Twain, reports of the album’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the turn of the millennium, conventional wisdom has had it that the traditional long-player is on its way out, an arcane format out of time with the digital world that will cede inexorably to a future of singles and playlists. But while many artists have experimented with what an album