You know how it feels when you listen to a new album and it gives you chills up your spine and that feeling in your throat? Well, that’s how The Raconteurs' new album Consolers of the Lonely makes me feel. It’s sooooo good!!! The first thing I noticed that was somewhat different was the general feeling of the album: comfortable and relaxed. Now, I don’t mean the music sounds comfortable and relaxed-- the band does. There was a feeling of excitement surrounding the last album, Broken Boy Soldiers, since it was the first time these old friends had recorded an album together. This time around, they know exactly what they are doing and have evolved into the next level. They must have been enjoying themselves because the album is quite long considering the length of the previous album. 55+ minutes and 14 songs as compared to 33+ minutes and 10 songs.
It’s exciting to hear the