Monday, March 31, 2008
Real Emotional Trash (Matador)
Three years ago, in reviewing Malkmus’ Face the Truth, I compared it to a bad Woody Allen film—if you’re already a fan, you’d find something to like. If that album was, say, Jade Scorpion, and Malkmus’ work with Pavement was Annie Hall, then Real Emotional Trash is The Purple Rose of Cairo. Some will love it.